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#MeToo Movement Founder Tarana Burke Opens the Biomedical HIV Prevention Summit -- and a Conversation About Sexual Violence and Harassment

Nearly a dozen speakers related their experiences with sexual assault and intimate partner violence and their relationship to HIV at the third Biomedical HIV Prevention Summit in Los Angeles.

By Kenyon Farrow

And Then, I Was a Single HIV-Positive Mother

"You cannot work on something that never existed," Brooke Davidoff writes. "You cannot give a dead marriage CPR and wake up one day to a miracle."

By Brooke Davidoff

The Terrifying Crystal Meth Story I Have Never Told: A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

"When my guard is down, it comes to me. It flashes across my mind, an uninvited assault the dark memory rushes in like a raid."

By Mark S. King for MyFabulousDisease.com

People in Authority Misled My Husband About His HIV Risk; Now We're Divorced

"All of the sudden, he wasn't really interested in sex," recalls Alleen King-Carter. "Even though I had educated him about how HIV undetectable = untransmittable, his counselors and parole officers said he was still endangering himself."

By Alleen King-Carter

Violence Against Women and HIV

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Women, HIV and Violence What Is Domestic or Intimate Partner Violence? Questions to Ask Yourself or Someone Who May Have Been Abused Danger Signs in a Partner or Potential Partner Disclosing Safely Decreasing Your Risk ...

By The Well Project

Women Around the Nation Speak Up for the Day of Action to End Violence Against Women Living With HIV

"With community events around the country happening from last week through the first week of November," PWN-USA writes, "our third annual Day of Action to End Violence Against Women Living with HIV is shaping up to be another success."

By Positive Women's Network of the United States of America (PWN-USA)

Fact Sheet: Criminalization as Violence Against Women Living With HIV

"Women living with HIV are likely to have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual assault, physical and emotional abuse and trauma at rates much higher than the general population in the U.S.," PWN-USA writes. "These different forms of violence...

By Positive Women's Network of the United States of America (PWN-USA)

My Take on the Violence

"We wish to teach our children to stand up, to fight, to advocate for themselves," Angel S. writes on the Day of Action to End Violence Against Women Living With HIV. "Then the reality of what you're up against becomes very real."

By Angel S. for Positive Women's Network of the United States of America (PWN-USA)

Women Living With HIV Are Leading the Way

"Virtually all HIV communications in the U.S. exaggerate that there is still a risk of transmission, leaving all of us with HIV vulnerable to stigma, harms and injustice," Bruce Richman writes. "The exaggerated risk and intersecting stigmas leave wom...

By Bruce Richman for Positive Women's Network of the United States of America (PWN-USA)

Why I'm Part of the HIV Undetectable = Uninfectious Campaign: A Video Blog Entry by Josh Middleton

"As someone who is in a mixed-status relationship where treatment as prevention (TaSP) is our chosen form of protection, I felt it was important to participate in the Undetectable = Uninfectious project," Josh Middleton writes.

By Josh Middleton