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Thoughts About Women and Oral Sex After Visiting the NYC Sex Museum: A Blog Entry by Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

Time: 11:26 p.m. Place: NYC

I was on my spring break and felt like I should do something "wild" since historically, spring break is the week that college students are supposed to "let loose." Since I am a 41-year-old student and not 18 anymore, I ...

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Iran

Iran Detains Two Veteran HIV Physicians, Calling Them "National Security Threats"

I am here with Joe Aman of Human Rights Watch. I just sat in on a press conference about the two HIV physicians who have been detained in Iran.

Can you please tell us a little bit about what is going on with this case? You mentioned that they were d...

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Personal Stories

What Is It Like to Be HIV Positive in Egypt?

The XVII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2008) is a magnet that attracts thousands upon thousands of HIV-positive people, activists and community leaders from all walks of life and all parts of the globe. We were fortunate enough to meet a few of...

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Lebanon

In Lebanon, Fighting for a Better HIV-Positive Future

The XVII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2008) is a magnet that attracts thousands upon thousands of HIV-positive people, activists and community leaders from all walks of life and all parts of the globe. We were fortunate enough to meet a few of...

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Standing My Ground With Latex: A Blog Entry by Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

Time: 5:00 p.m. Place: Georgia

Dating sucks. I hate it and wish I didn't have to participate in it. I realize that no one is forcing me to date, but does it have to be so complicated? Can't we just go out, like each other, find each other attracti...

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Where Is the Martin Luther King Jr. of HIV? A Blog Entry by Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

Time: 5:00 p.m. Place: Georgia

"We must now do better at delivering prevention: less than 20 percent of those at risk of HIV infection are currently receiving such help." --Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infec...

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Personal Stories

This Positive Life: An Interview With Paul

Paul, welcome to This Positive Life.

Hi Terri. Thanks for having me. It's a pleasure to be here.

Let's start with you telling our readers and listeners about your personal history of living with HIV; specifically, how did you find out you were HIV ...

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Remembering a Great HIV Advocate: A Blog Entry by Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

Decatur/Atlanta, GA Time: 3:07 p.m.

eulogia, (Greek): meaning praise or blessing. This is the time to give thanks for a person's life and to honor his or her memory. This is not the time to bring up painful or difficult memories but to emphasize t...

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How We Talk About HIV: A Blog Entry by Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

Atlanta, GA Time: 8:24 p.m.

Terri Wilder "It is well established that language, in the context of HIV, is not neutral." -- UNAIDS

"It is well established that language, in the context of e-mails, is not neutral." -- Terri Wilder

"The AIDS epidem...

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An HIV Fighter Tells Her Personal Story: A Blog Entry by Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

Atlanta, GA Time: Sometime after midnight

Terri WilderHi. My name is Terri Wilder. I am a person ... a weird, opinionated, compassionate person who has worked in HIV for 18 years. I didn't start out in the field because I was personally affected. ...