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Positive Women: Voices of Women Living with AIDS

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This book is about women who shatter myths, take control and find their own power in the challenge of living with AIDS. This is an insightful and emotionally moving book which informs and inspires.

Paperback, 276 pages
Published June 1992 by Sumach Press
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May 19, 2016 rated it liked it
Another book I found in the MCWH library at work... an international anthology of works by women living with HIV and AIDS. While a lot of the contributors were from the West - mainly Canada - it includes a wide range of women's experiences. The editors were very open about the processes they used to collect the stories, poems and artworks and work hard to acknowledge some of the voices that were left out.

I really appreciated the intro, which noted that "there are going to be words, opinions and
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In Positive Women, contributors from fourteen countries and five continents talk about living with AIDS. All the women are HIV positive, yet their stories are very different, representing a breadth of experience that reflects the diversity of women's lives. They are teachers, scientists, poets, artists, writers and students. Some work in the home, others have lived on the street, Their contributions include journal entries, narratives, poetry, graphic and photographic images. This is a book abou ...more
Andrea W
Sep 16, 2013 rated it really liked it
A beautiful and diverse collection of stories, poems, art, and reflections from women living with HIV. Intimate and inspiring, Positive Women houses engaging stories about the strength and resiliency of women.
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