Here’s an excerpt from my editor’s letter:
The contributions of HIV-negative people to the fight against the virus cannot be overstated. We couldn’t have come this far without them. People living with HIV who became self-empowered began the fight, but people not living with the virus quickly joined and have been here ever since.To read my complete letter from the editor, click here.
We owe a great deal to our HIV-negative activists, researchers, lawmakers, officials, family and friends. Of course, this special issue can’t possibly name them all. Instead, our goals for this issue are to applaud their efforts and to explore the various meanings of “negative” for people with HIV.