Positive Women's Network -- USA
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Latest by Positive Women's Network -- USA
"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."
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."
Senator Mitch McConnell Confronted Over Kavanaugh Nomination by HIV Activist Naina Khanna at D.C. Airport
Watch PWN's executive director Naina Khanna, who was among hundreds of protesters demonstrating against confirmation of Trump's Supreme Court nominee in Washington, D.C., take on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Trump's Hateful Public Charge Proposal Will Be Deadly for Immigrants Living With HIV and Other Chronic Health Conditions
In its latest attack on the most vulnerable Americans, the Trump administration announced a proposal that, if implemented, would intimidate and seek to punish immigrants for accessing -- or even being perceived as potentially needing -- nutrition, ho...
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.
"Today I thrive living with HIV," Angel Stetson writes. "I have adjusted to a new way of life as I care for my human condition."
The long-anticipated HIV Is Not a Crime III Training Academy took place June 3-6 Indianapolis. What a remarkable three days it was!
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.
If Silence=Death, Where Is the HIV Community's Voice Resisting the War Against Immigrants in the United States?
A call to marshal our full resources, voice and political power in support of immigrants targeted by hateful policies and dangerous, dehumanizing rhetoric.