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Stories about Blogging Positively

27 August 2012

Blogging Positively: Turning the Tide at AIDS 2012

The global AIDS community recently met in Washington, DC on July 22-27, 2012 for AIDS 2012: Turning the Tide Together, with a clearer sense that the end of the AIDS...

26 December 2011

Ukraine: Taking to the Web to Raise Funds and Awareness

The Elena Pinchuk AINTIAIDS Foundation in Ukraine has come up with creative ideas aimed on rising awareness on HIV/AIDS issues, as well to raise to help people living with HIV/AIDS....

4 December 2011

Blogging Positively: Observing World AIDS Day Via Tweets

On December 1, 2011 Rising Voices invited global users to tweet about how World AIDS Day is being commemorated in different communities. Rising Voices recommended use of the hashtag #BlogPos...

30 November 2011

Blogging Positively: Tweeting World AIDS Day 2011

Please join Rising Voices' "Blogging Positively" community to share on Twitter how your local community is observing World AIDS Day on December 1. We invite you to use the hashtags...

21 October 2011

Blogging Positively: The Challenge of Fighting Stigma in Egypt

Studies estimate that about 11,000 Egyptians are living with HIV, but that number could be much higher based on the fact that so many do not get tested or seek...

27 April 2011

Blogging Positively: Maurine and Her Activism with Repacted

Longtime Rising Voices grantee Repacted from Nakuru, Kenya continues its work in surrounding communities using magnet theater as a way to engage the community, and youth especially, through dramatic interpretations...

21 April 2011

Blogging Positively Guide Now Available in Swahili

Rising Voices is pleased to announce that our Blogging Positively Guide is now available in the Swahili Language, thanks to the efforts of Collins Oduor from the grantee project Repacted,...

2 March 2011

Blogging Positively: Interview with Blogger Leah Okeyo

We recently interviewed blogger Leah Okeyo about her firsthand experiences about the importance of using citizen media to discuss the topic of HIV/AIDS in Kenya. She has been active in...

Blogging Positively Guide Now Available in Russian

Rising Voices is pleased to announce that our Blogging Positively Guide is now available in the Russian Language, thanks to the efforts of Maryna Reshetnyak. The Guide is now available...

17 February 2011

Blogging Positively: Young Positives Speak Out

The challenge of helping reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS is often on the shoulders of young people across the world. A group of "young positives" who are HIV positive are...

8 January 2011

Blogging Positively: Combatting the Stigma of HIV Testing

As part of Rising Voices' "Blogging Positively" initiative, we will be featuring some of the most interesting examples of citizen media from around the world related to the issue of...

1 December 2010

[Live Chat] Next Steps for the Blogging Positively Guide on December 2

Join Rising Voices on December 2 for a live chat to revisit the "Blogging Positively" Guide, an online resource for individuals and organizations to learn how to use citizen media...

Citizen Media on World AIDS Day 2010

Citizen media continues to play a role in reducing stigma and bringing personal stories of those affected by HIV/AIDS to a wider audience. To commemorate World AIDS Day 2010, Rising...