How we talk about HIV/AIDS matters

Language and activism have a necessarily fraught relationship: the right words can define successful activism just as the wrong ones can undermine it. For activism like that in the fight against HIV/AIDS, one unfortunately inextricable from misconception and stigma, language proves especially significant. Put simply, how we talk about HIV/AIDS matters. In any successful allyship, … Continue reading How we talk about HIV/AIDS matters

Why the Pediatric AIDS Coalition Matters

The Pediatric AIDS Coalition I recently read “The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference” by Malcolm Gladwell. In the first few chapters, I read about how change — true, pervasive change in the world — begins with a single person or group of people. These bouts of change start as trends, are later recognized by … Continue reading Why the Pediatric AIDS Coalition Matters