Spotlight of the Month

Each month we focus on a different spotlight. Articles, fact sheets and general information will be provided to help expand our understanding and b stigma-free. Our social media efforts will also include greater emphasis in these areas.



Article: She’s Positive. With courage and determination, Masonia Traylor tells her story about facing HIV stigma head on. A staunch advocate, she is a campaign ambassador for the CDC’s Let’s Stop HIV Together campaign.

Article:  Celebrate World AIDS Day – Change HIV Stigma. Though we’ve come a long way since the 1980’s, there is still a ways to go. Dr. Valerie Earnshaw, clinical researcher from Harvard Medical School, highlights activities we can do to celebrate World Aids Day by reducing the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS.

Article: HIV Community Empowerment, by Sean Strub, Executive Director of the SERO Project, exposes how people with HIV or AIDS experience stigma, and how we as a community must work together to combat it.

Fast Facts: HIV/AIDS
Pinterest: Check out our Pinterest page for interesting and informative stories, photographs and videos to enhance one’s understanding about HIV/AIDS.
Research: Find peer reviewed journal articles about the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS in our searchable database.