Standing Together Against Stigma

Stigma, when associated with HIV, another medical condition, mental illness or disability, prevents a person from seeking evaluation and treatment, disclosing the diagnosis to those most likely to provide support, and following treatment guidelines. Health related stigma destroys human dignity. 

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REGISTRATION ON HOLD

Please bear with us as we have decided to switch to a virtual event. Registration will reopen soon!

Abstracts and Art

The 2020 Call for Abstracts and Call for Art have been released. Click HERE for information on Abstracts. Click HERE for information on Art. Thank you!

2019 Conference Summary Book Now Available!

Click HERE for our 2019 Conference Summary Book!!

From our blog

From our 2019 attendees:

“Saxophone player was awesome!”

“Performances helped me see that I’m the way I am and will not let others put me down because of it”

“There is some denial concerning progress in educating the public about stigma. This conference is proof of progress”

“It gets better every year”

“Young panelists were fierce for being open, honest, and well informed”

“Glorious passion around stigma reduction”

“I liked the combination of scientific research and personal stories, because the former provided evidence to change policy while the latter was the human element that changes hearts” read more

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