“When life gives you lemons, grab some tequila and drink a shot! Because you have to try to make the best out of it,” explains D’Eva Longoria.
Unity and struggling together can help us make it through -- and help us heal when we face trauma, lifelong organizer JD Davids writes.
Women who work in mental health, engineering, and design, many of whom are survivors, are creating tools to help other survivors heal.
The cast of 'Positive Dreams,' a stage performance by women living with HIV, taught each other the power of coming together despite vastly different backgrounds.
Morris Roy, Ph.D., with Callen-Lorde Community Health Center in New York City, explains how therapists can help people who have experienced trauma find peace of mind.
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.
#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.
"There is a well-established and strong link between women, violence and HIV," The Well Project writes. The organization has pulled together this list of resources for those who wish to learn more and take action.
Women living with HIV are nearly twice as likely to experience intimate partner violence than women living without HIV. One reason? The continuing shame and stigma of being HIV positive.
"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."