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Positive Women's Network -- USA

The Positive Women's Network of the United States of America (PWN-USA) is a network of HIV+ women and allies organizing and advocating for our rights -- and blogging all along the way.

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Press Releases

PWN Launches #PWNCares Sister Circle, a Program to Build Community and Reduce Isolation for Women Diagnosed with HIV

Advocates, providers, and people living with HIV interested in learning more about the PWNCares Sister Circle project are invited to attend a one-hour orientation webinar on Tuesday, Jan. 14.

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Viewpoints

Dear Champion, Bad-Ass, Hellraiser, Advocate, Survivor, YOU

"There are shoulders of greatness that you stand upon; there are shadows of stigma you’ve emerged from," writes Kamaria Laffrey to her fellow long-term HIV survivors. "There is a journey to be traveled, and you, my beloved friend, are here to pave the way."

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Trump's Trans Erasure Rule Explained

PWN-USA's Anand Kalra offers her "breakdown of what we can expect to happen if the proposed rule changes to define gender as birth-genitals, binary, and fixed go through."

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Bay Area, U.S., and Global Human Rights Advocates Demand 2020 International AIDS Conference Be Removed From U.S.

They cite danger for potential participants and human rights violations in the U.S. under the Trump administration.

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Most Impacted Communities Take Center Stage at #HINAC3

The long-anticipated HIV Is Not a Crime III Training Academy took place June 3-6 Indianapolis. What a remarkable three days it was!

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Defensoría y Política de VIH

Si la Consigna Silencio = Muerte es Verdad, Dónde Está la Voz Resistencia de la Comunidad VIH, Luchando Junto a Inmigrantes en Esta Guerra Desigual Iniciada por el Gobierno de Estados Unidos?

Hacemos un llamado a la redistribución de servicios, a detonar voz y poder político en apoyo de los inmigrantes, quienes dia a dia son el blanco de políticas públicas llenas de odio y una narrativa inhumana, peligrosa, que amenaza la vida misma.

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HIV Leaders of Color Announce Their Declaration of Liberation

The framework to build a racially just and strategic HIV movement addresses root causes of the epidemic and lights a new way forward.

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Positive Women's Network - USA Launches #PWNCares, an Interactive New Multimedia Series Connecting Women With HIV and Addressing Their Biggest Challenges

The new initiative, featuring a series of short videos in which real women living with HIV address important topics, followed by virtual coffee table chats offering real-time conversation and Q&A, launches Oct. 23.

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We Killed Obamacare Repeal. What Can People With HIV Do Next?

Through people power, we killed the efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act! At least for now, and just by one vote. We have lots of work ahead of us.

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'Kill the Bill, Don't Kill Us!': On Capitol Hill and at Home, PWN Members and Allies Take Action to Stop Trumpcare

PWN-USA members as well as a number of allies joined over 100 other constituents from 21 states in descending on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., with a very clear, explicit message for their members of Congress.