There’s a lot of misconception about who gets anal cancer and how it’s caused.
When I was diagnosed with HIV in 1997, apart from the shock and fear and my whole life being turned upside down, I had to deal with the reality the programs and services were largely focused on men.
I am Angel and I am from the southern part of Africa. I am 39 years old and this is my story.
If a confident, articulate person like me has had so much hesitation and struggle around living with HIV, then how must it be for others?
I am acutely aware that the lived experience of women living with HIV today is still mired in ignorance and invisibility.
Women living with HIV are not seen as a priority group for contracting HIV, so we are not routinely tested and don’t receive targeted education for women.
Let’s talk about a silent STI with no symptoms that 80% of sexually active adults have.
A community based survey of 355 respondents to assess awareness of and screening for human papillomavirus (HPV) associated cancers in women and, trans and gender diverse (TGD) people who were assigned female gender at birth.
Community report on the 2019 National Day of Women Living with HIV highlighted existing issues of concern and unmet needs of women living with HIV in Australia.
As a young woman when it came to sex, I was clueless. So were my friends.