Hey, Remember Us?

Hey, Remember Us?

By Wes
Hey, Remember Us? is a podcast where people living with HIV tell stories about what it’s like to live with a stigmatized illness that no one really talks about anymore.
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Fighter
Laurona talks candidly about her experience as a victim of domestic abuse, struggles with substance use disorder, and being HIV-positive. 
17:43
June 24, 2020
Love Is a Battlefield
Dating is hard enough. Toss in dating apps and stigma surrounding HIV, and you've got a real minefield. 
26:33
June 14, 2020
COVID-19 Tips for Demonstrators
Sigfried Aragona, RN, joins us again to talk about what Pennsylvania's "green phase" means, and how demonstrators can protect themselves and others from COVID-19 while fighting for justice.  We will return next week with a regular episode.  Here is the link to the NPR interview that Sigfried referenced:  https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/05/23/861325631/from-camping-to-dining-out-heres-how-experts-rate-the-risks-of-14-summer-activit
11:27
June 4, 2020
Blackout Tuesday: Say Their Names
To honor the men and women of color who have lost their lives at the hands of police in the US. If you can, please visit one of the organizations below and make a donation to help end systemic racism and violence against black and brown folks.  Black Lives Matter: blacklivesmatter.com Color of Change: colorofchange.org NAACP: naacp.org Southern Poverty Law Center: splcenter.org
06:17
June 2, 2020
Washington, D.C.*
A long-term survivor talks about living in the nation's capital at the height of the epidemic, and why sometimes just being nice trumps personal freedom.  *This title is a Magnetic Fields reference and you're awesome if you know who we're talking about.
18:40
May 31, 2020
Everything's Gonna Be Alright
A long-term survivor, Steve looks back on 30 years of being HIV positive, and the progress we've made and the lessons that he's learned during that time. 
23:40
May 24, 2020
Gotta Have Faith
Valerie has been living with HIV since 1991. Her story of living with the stigma of being a poz woman, and how she finds the strength to persevere, is deeply moving.  Sigfried Aragona, RN, shares some info about the COVID-19 pandemic to help us all stay safe and healthy. 
28:56
May 17, 2020
Survivor
A survivor of childhood sexual abuse and long-term HIV survivor talks about resilience and how just one person can make a difference. Jamie Plocinski, LCSW, talks about adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and coping through adulthood. 
27:12
May 10, 2020
Time to ACT UP!
Jay Grandis, founder of ACT UP Central PA, joins us to talk about HIV activism in rural PA and the future of advocacy.
24:45
May 3, 2020
April 8, 2020
00:57
April 8, 2020