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As an HIV-negative woman in an HIV-affected family, I never would have guessed that a prenatal care visit would set off a chain of events that would lead me to found an advocacy movement for the rights of all women — trans, lesbian, bisexual, asexual and straight (TLBAS). But it did — and on behalf of #WeAreAllWomen, I invite all women to join us for our next Twitter chat for National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD):
When I first came to the prenatal clinic at San Francisco General Hospital, I was asked some standard questions: Do you drink? Do you do drugs? Do you smoke? Do
Caroline Watson of #WeAreAllWomen
She told me that she couldn’t see me anymore and referred me to BAPAC, which was held in the same clinic on Mondays. I was happy about that, because she was looking at me like I was insane for being HIV negative and having a positive partner. So I got my prenatal care through BAPAC. It was a really great experience, and I started to volunteer.
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