Article: HIV stigma

HIV stigma refers to the HIV-related shame, fear, prejudice, discrimination and guilt that exist in the gay community and the world at large. It affects the health and well-being of both HIV-positive and HIV-negative gay men.
“Coming out of the closet” is a common term used to describe what happens when someone reveals their sexual identity or orientation to others – be it friends, family members, peers, co-workers, etc...
HIV stigma is one of the most important issues that we need to take action on in our communities. We need to understand HIV Stigma and stop it from happening.
HIV stigma refers to the HIV-related shame, fear, prejudice, discrimination and guilt that exist in
“Coming out of the closet” is a common term used to describe what happens when someone reveals their
HIV stigma is one of the most important issues that we need to take action on in our communities. We

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