HIV doesn’t kill, it is the stigma, shame and the discrimination that do – Bisi Alimi marks 18 years of testing positive to HIV

HIV doesn?t kill, it is the stigma, shame and the discrimination that do - Bisi Alimi marks 18 years of testing positive to HIV

 

Bisi Alimi has taken to his Instagram page to reflect on his journey as an HIV-positive man.

 

In his post, the Nigerian gay rights activist recounted how he tested for the virus in 2004 and kept it to himself until 2009 when he came out openly to identify as an HIV patient.

 

He said he came out with his status after he realized it is the stigma, the shame and the discrimination that kill and not the virus.

 

Read what he wrote below…

 

HIV doesn?t kill, it is the stigma, shame and the discrimination that do - Bisi Alimi marks 18 years of testing positive to HIV

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