As words continue to get thrown around and picked apart more than ever before (thanks, Internet … sorta), this is a great example why it’s so important to think before you speak. If we ever want to break HIV stigma and the shame and discrimination it brings, we have to start with how we talk.
http://www.upworthy.com/oops-poor-language-you-might-be-guilty-of-using-without-even-realizing?c=ufb1

As words continue to get thrown around and picked apart more than ever before (thanks, Internet … sorta), this is a great example why it’s so important to think before you speak. If we ever want to break HIV stigma and the shame and discrimination it brings, we have to start with how we talk.

http://www.upworthy.com/oops-poor-language-you-might-be-guilty-of-using-without-even-realizing?c=ufb1

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    Nah we say the ____ patient all the time. fall, heart attack, psych, diabetes, ams. The other things are correct tho
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    at the ASO I work at, we usually say “died of AIDS-related complications” instead of “illnesses” but yes these are all...
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