Category: Society

In the privacy of your own home, no counsellor asking you very personal intrusive uncomfortable questions, no wondering if anyone at the testing site…

Male partners of pregnant women influence the health seeking behaviour of their partners. An unsupportive partner may restrict a pregnant woman’s access to prevention…

  In my meanderings on the internet—trying to bring something fresh and new to our discussions—I came across self-stigma. Self-stigma is how people with…

Who remembers the days when it was only the privileged that had access to ARVs? They would have relatives and friends send them drugs…

Adapted from http://www.citypress.co.za/citypress-says/he-died-of-a-long-illness-20120505/ I adapted this poem to give equal footing for both men and women who “die of a long illness.” This poem…

In an intense moment of passion, a condom breaks. A condom breaking is scary for a number of reasons, but first remain calm, relax,…

Not too long ago, I was asked to write an article about caregivers for the Nation on Sunday’s Everywoman. In writing it, I was touched…