De Vonté Williamson writes about his journey of self-love and self-acceptance.
“Even at nearly 85, Larry was still a little boy,” said Webster.
“The impact ... has been devastating on women living with HIV,” says Naina Khanna of Positive Women’s Network.
By raising questions and considerations, these activists remind us to build community in a time of distance by loving, not fearing, each other.
Check out Charles Sanchez’s convos with HIV community members around the country every Thursday at 2 p.m. EST on TheBody’s IG.
“It’s not in my nature to freak out about things. I’m irritatingly calm.”
“I’ve been emotionally affected, especially when I look at the news on TV and the first thing I see is Gov. Cuomo talking about how many people are infected and have died.”
“As with AIDS, the political machinations, denial, and ignorance over the proven science has been traumatic and a source of anger, despair, and depression at times.”
Houston activist Michael Webb is staying in with friends and ordering his favorite foods to cope during the COVID era. But he still wants to find some good dumbbells online.
Many longtime survivors of HIV are now finding themselves in the middle of a new pandemic. Here is how they are coping.