As a heterosexual woman living with HIV (WLHIV) for the past 25 years, I am acutely aware that the lived experience of WLHIV today is still mired in ignorance and invisibility. Many people in [...]
Today, about 10 per cent of people living with HIV in Australia are women, yet they continue to be relatively invisible in the HIV prevention message. Women living with HIV have specific social and [...]
Let’s start having honest conversations about the systemic silencing of women within our society, particularly when it comes to the medical sector's pervasive disbelief of women's experiences of pain and right to bodily autonomy. [...]
While attitudes towards people living with HIV (PLHIV) are constantly changing and evolving and prospects for our health have vastly improved, speaking up about HIV and engaging in the conversation of HIV remains critical [...]
Women living with HIV have about 15 times the risk of anal cancer compared with the general female population.
A story of assumptions and being a heterosexual woman living with HIV. How talking about HIV, testing and trusting made more difference to a relationship than anyone’s HIV status. Dianne - HIV Difference? [...]
About 10 per cent of people living with HIV in Australia are women, yet we remain relatively invisible.
As a heterosexual woman living with HIV for the past 21 years, I am acutely aware that the lived experience of women with HIV today is still mired in ignorance and invisibility. Many people [...]