12Sep

Let’s Stop HIV Together

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I'm a child of the 1980s, so HIV is not an unfamiliar term for me. It was more widely known as AIDS, but everyone knew about the virus. I heard story after story of people dying from the disease. Stories of all people, men and women, young and old, black and white. I probably didn't hear enough, partly because the U.S. President at the time tried to brush the enormity of the situation away. However, what I did hear stayed with me. Later as a young woman living on my own in New York City, I headed to a clinic in Harlem to get tested, just as I was Read More