Today is 19 years we are together. This is also the year I turn fifty. My life has been defined by you, there is no denying it. You have pushed me in so many directions. The highest and the lowest. I never felt so lonely and damaged like today 19 years ago. But today you connect me to an amazing community of people that in spite of fear, suffering, illness and stigma, have risen, resisted and flourished.
Kate spoke about the history of women’s activism in the UK. It was terribly moving to see pictures back from the 80’s and 90’s of Jayne and Sheila (Positively Women founders) and other young women, most of them now dead from AIDS, who for the first time got together to have the rights of women living with HIV voiced and recognized .
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