Khafre Kujichagulia Abif
Khafre Kujichagulia Abif is a bisexual social justice activist based in Atlanta. Khafre has been living with HIV/AIDS for 30 years, and he is the editor of Cornbread, Fish and Collard Greens: Prayers, Poems & Affirmations for People Living with HIV/AIDS and Sistah's Speak.
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Research and community-based approaches to reducing HIV stigma among youth will be the primary focus of the International Conference on Stigma in Washington, D.C.
Activist Khafre Kujichagulia Abif writes about the importance of fighting stigma and HIV health disparities for bisexuals.
Excerpts from a collection of journal letters written by an HIV-positive father to his son chronicling the lessons of life he has learned in his journey with HIV.
"I believe the lived experiences of people living with HIV/AIDS are important," writes long-term survivor Khafre Abif. He issues a moving call for people over 50 to contribute their stories to an upcoming anthology.
For National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, blogger and editor Khafre Abif shares a poem from his book Cornbread, Fish and Collard Greens.
A Poem of Celebration for National HIV Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day: A Blog Entry by Khafre Abif
"You are the brave who do not break / Sitting in the waiting room, / You are the brave who do not break. / 'This is it, I'm HIV positive.'"
"Educate our youth, communicate with our youth, and don't throw any of our youth away. That includes our young men of color who have sex with men."
"Black people must take charge of their lives and the lives of their children and youth. We cannot sit around wringing our hands and shaking our heads and talking."
"Right now there are not enough [AIDS Memorial Quilt panels] made by and for the African-American community to meet the demand for the request for their display," our blogger Khafre Abif writes. "Without your stories, The Quilt cannot do its job of o...
It has been some time since my last blog entry. I must apologize to those of you who have been following me. The last three months have been the most challenging time I have had in years. I have to share with you all that in November 2009 I decided t...