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Exhibit in New York Unearths 1990s Activism by HIV-Positive Women in Prison

"Women are dying in here, and we need some advocacy and support," AIDS activist Joann Walker wrote from prison decades ago. 'Metanoia' features Walker, her contemporaries, and currently active women of color AIDS advocates.

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Stories of African-American Women Aging With HIV: 'My Life Wasn't What I Hoped It to Be'

"HIV for African-American women has never been a single issue, separate from histories of addiction, trauma and poverty," Thurka Sangaramoorthy writes.

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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A Year of Lessons, and by Far the Hardest Year of My Existence

"I can't wait to start the year and optimistic that all of these trials were learning lessons," Maria Mejia writes.

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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.

Marnina Ross-Miller
Personal Stories

Marnina Ross-Miller Is a Young Leader Who Wants to Learn From Older HIV Activists

An interview with Marnina Ross-Miller about the obstacles young black women still face in taking on leadership roles in the HIV movement, as well as opportunities they have.

Phill Wilson, right, and Paul Kawata speak at USCA 2018
Personal Stories

It's Time for the Next Generation of HIV Activists to Lead

"The best gift we could give this movement is to step aside," said prominent HIV activist Phill Wilson at the U.S. Conference on AIDS. "This younger generation is smarter, younger, wiser, more capable, and they have the foundation that we built."

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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.