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Stacy Jennings and Naina Khanna at SPEAK UP!, a national leadership summit for women living with HIV.
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Positive Women's Network Launches Online Advocacy Tool for People Living With HIV

The U.S.'s largest network of women living with HIV ramps up its strategy to develop more grassroots leaders -- and invites you to take action.

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Insufficient Food Linked to Inflammation in HIV-Positive Women

Women who experienced food insecurity were more likely to have elevated levels of inflammation. Researchers suspect that food insecurity causes stress, and this stress in turn raises inflammation in HIV-positive women.

A protestor demonstrates near R. Kelly's studio in Chicago on Jan. 9.
Sexual Abuse & Trauma

R. Kelly, Sexual Predators, and HIV in a Society Where Black Girls Don't Matter

The Lifetime documentary 'Surviving R. Kelly' has helped highlight how sexual assault impacts young black girls and teens. Evany Turk explains how ending rape culture is essential to ending the HIV epidemic.

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Can I Breastfeed While Living With HIV? An Overview of Infant Feeding Options

For those who may want to explore breastfeeding as an option, the information available to mothers living with HIV can be confusing.

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Personal Stories

Where Do I Fit In?

"I have found it is really difficult to find a place where you can fit in the poz community for many reasons," Kimberly Glanz writes.

Tamika Thomas

How to Avoid Rare HIV-Related Diseases: Get Tested, Start Treatment

Tamika Thomas' HIV went undiagnosed for years, and as a result, she developed a condition called PML, which is the reason Tamika is in a wheelchair.

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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

Cervical Cancer and HIV -- Two Diseases, One Response

There is a growing awareness of the need to maximize synergies between the AIDS response and efforts to prevent, diagnose, and treat cervical cancer through HPV vaccination, education, screening, and treatment.

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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.

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Canada

Newborn Syphilis Cases More Than Double in Four Years, Reaching 20-Year High

Cases of congenital syphilis more than doubled in the U.S. since 2013, outpacing overall increases in STDs nationwide.

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Menopause and HIV

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What Is Menopause? Symptoms and Conditions Related to Menopause Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Alternative Treatments Keeping Healthy After Menopause Taking Care of Yourself

What Is Menopause?

Menopause is a normal p...