March 15, 2010 was a very exciting day for me. After more than a lifetime of dreaming and a year of writing, editing, photo shoots and all around hard work I self-published my first book, Keep Your Panties Up and Your Skirt Down. At the time I was working professionally in HIV prevention and […]Read more "#WriterWednesday: 5 Years Ago I Self-Published My First Book!"
I got nothing. Just check this article out – Homeless Man Offers All His Money To Help Student Get Home, But What She Did In Return Is Spectacular | If You Only News. Listen as you read:Read more "Don’t Ask What You Can Do For The Homeless, Ask What They Can Do For You"
Hydeia Broadbent, International HIV/AIDS Activist and Humanitarian, Is Spreading A Positive Message As Ampro® Industries, Inc. Brand Ambassador This Worlds AIDS Day “I’m excited to be partnering with a beauty brand like Ampro. Their gel and styling products are a staple in my hair care regime, and that of many African-American women,” said Broadbent. “With […]Read more "Hydeia Broadbent wants you to know the importance of World AIDS Day"
poor [poo r] adjective, poorer, poorest. 1. having little or no money, goods, or other means of support: a poor family living on welfare. 2. Law. dependent upon charity or public support. As I’m doing some Back to School shopping at the Salvation Army I find myself in a conversation with an older Black […]Read more "Welfare Wishes and Watermelon Dreams: Being Poor Isn’t A Crime"
If you’re HIV-positive, it can be very scary to tell others you’re carrying a life-threatening virus. The virus that causes AIDS – a disease still stigmatized by society. Telling others you’re HIV-positive is known as ‘disclosure’. It’s good to know what to say, who to tell and who not to tell. DO… get some counseling […]Read more "Do’s and Dont’s: Telling Others You Are HIV+"
Women who had unprotected sex with bisexual partners accounted for most of the new female HIV cases in the city last year, according to a new Health Department study. Of the 647 women diagnosed with HIV in 2012, more than three of four — 480 — had sex with infected men, the study said. During […]Read more "Study: Women with bisexual partners account for new HIV cases"