Ways to Stop HIV Stigma and Discrimination

Stigma language guide

2018 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

When talking about HIV, certain words and language may have a negative meaning for people at high risk for HIV or those who are living with HIV. We can do our part to stop HIV stigma by being intentional and thoughtful when choosing our words, and choosing to use supportive—rather than stigmatizing— language when talking about HIV. Resources available include a stigma language guide and stigma scenarios.

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