Helena Bushong was diagnosed with AIDS in 2002. She probably had been HIV+ since 1985. She also has Hepatitis C and is a survivor of spinal cancer.
But she has one hell of a strong backbone.
This past week she was interviewed about being transgender, black and poz. Do yourself a favor and go see what she has to say for herself. The video is not embeddable.
I felt comfortable in my own skin for the first time in my 56 years.
–Helena Bushong, about going on homone therapy
But y’all come back, y’hear!
And there is more…