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Making the decision to disclose your HIV status to someone can be scary. Just know that you don’t have to be afraid. You have the right not to be discriminated.
There isn’t much of a difference between healthy people living with or living without HIV, and if you’re someone who was born with HIV then this is something you might know.
The word stigma means the shame or disgrace that is attached to something that’s rejected by society and considered to be socially unacceptable. Here are a few ways to avoid stigmatising HIV:
HIV stigma is still a concerning issue in society because people who are living with the virus are still being treated differently. These are just my top 5 Queens who eliminate the shame that is associated with the virus:
People living with HIV are often stigmatised in many forms because of society’s fear and misunderstanding of HIV. Here are different ways people living with HIV can experience stigma.
Living with HIV/AIDS doesn't mean that you don't still have rights. Your rights still have to be protected and respected like everybody else's. Here's more.
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