Category Archives: Stigma

Clean, DDF, STD Free Only

It’s essential to examine how we talk about HIV if we are going to understand and prevent it.

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Here’s some food for thought. When you are posting an ad with these tags, you’re not lowering your risk for sexually transmitted infections.
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Consider this: Most people who have an STD don’t know it!

Hooking up with someone with HIV can be safe. Condoms are of course the default, much like a seat belt during sex. But did you know that someone who is undetectable and on medication lowers the risk of transmitting the virus by up to 96%. To give you some perspective on what this means one source is quoted with saying that condoms are 98% effective. Ponder that for a moment. Also, referring to yourself as clean (though it seems to be the norm) is largely a ridiculous claim. The only way to know if you are not infected is to get tested for STD’s including HIV regularly if you participate in sex with multiple partners.

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Op-Ed: HIV Quarantines? They Already Exist | Advocate.com

 

Op-Ed: HIV Quarantines? They Already Exist | Advocate.com

Chinese Women With HIV Suffer Harassment and Stigma

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Check out this interesting article about the unique challenges faced by Positive Chinese Women

Chinese Women With HIV Suffer Harassment and Stigma

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HIV positive women call for gender-focused care to curb death and transmission

Staff at the Oak Tree Clinic in the BC Women's Hospital in Vancouver from left to right, Dr. Neora Pick, Margarite Sanchez, and Dr. Mary Kestler, Friday February 19, 2013. The lack of woman-centered, holistic and culturally-competent treatment is a

HIV positive women call for gender-focused care to curb death and transmission

Tyler Perry, HIV, And Why Hollywood Should Stop Ignoring African-American Moviegoers

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Louis Peitzman has a damning piece about the way that Tyler Perry uses HIV as a moral weapon in his latest movie, Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor

via Tyler Perry, HIV, And Why Hollywood Should Stop Ignoring African-American Moviegoers.