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Comunidad y Recursos de VIH

La Música Nos Cura

Música Against Drugs Inc. es una organización de servicios comunitarios que está tratando de llenar especialmente las necesidades de la comunidad puertorriqueña/latina afectada por el SIDA y las drogas en las comunidades de Williamsburg, Greenpoint...

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Listening to Mothers' Voices

"What makes Mothers' Voices a special organization, and a different organization, is that we're not going around the parents and directly to the young people. We're telling the parents, 'You are the primary sexuality educators for your children, an...

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The Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS): Research Findings

Most people who participate in medical studies hope that the research findings will help others. The 2,628 women who enrolled in the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS) since it began in 1994 have contributed a lot of time and energy over the year...

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At Risk: Young, Minority, and Lesbian Women

Illustration by Joanne Gale

HIV infection among U.S. women has increased significantly over the last decade, especially in communities of color. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that, in the United States, between 12...

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Bridging the Global Gap

By the early 1990s, it was evident that the incidence of HIV/AIDS among women was increasing at a rapid rate globally, disproportionately affecting women in the developing world and marginalized and poor women in the global North. It was clearly es...

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Sobre el HIV

Cómo el Sistema Inmunológico

(Chasque la imagen para agrandar.)

El sistema inmunológico es una red muy compleja de células y sustancias químicas. Su función es protegernos de microorganismos y sustancias que producen enfermedades. Las células del sistema inmunológico son capace...

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Comunidad y Recursos de VIH

Éxtasis: Mitos y Verdades

Según la definición del diccionario de la Real Academia Española, éxtasis es "el estado anormal de excitación sensorial durante el cual la mente está dirigida por una idea, objeto o emoción; sensación de elevación y de goce pleno, aumento del biene...

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Depression

December Depression

I'm a 55-year-old, recovering alcoholic, HIV-positive single gay male. Over the last 20 years I've lost many close friends due to AIDS and I have not been able to regain the kind of social life I once had. I have no family; they rejected me due to ...

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I Own All of Me

In all the world, there is no one exactly like me.

Because I alone choose who I am. I own everything about me.

I own my body, my feelings, my attitudes, my actions, all of my decisions.

Whether they be towards myself or others I own them.

I own...

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Body Positive's Peer Education

Photo: Tomás Rodriguez Gaspar

Of the many programs sponsored by Body Positive, Inc., Peer Education is one that performs a major, essential service: providing outreach to organizations and individuals, and raising awareness about the truths and myth...