Monica Charleton: 20-year HIV survivor speaks out on sex trafficking

From an early age, HIV survivor Monica Charleton had an inquisitive nature. That curiosity prepared Charleton for her current role as an HIV activist. Her journey to becoming an activist came with a price. Charleton is a survivor of sex trafficking, during which she contracted the HIV virus.  [jwplatform UYdLG1t1]

Surviving HIV for 20 years: The story of Monica Charleton

Being diagnosed with a life-threatening illness is a devastating event in any person’s life. When it comes to an HIV diagnosis, the event becomes even more agonizing. The pending prospect of a wasting illness and death hangs like an ever-present sword waiting to drop on the afflicted. For some, it can lead to a downward […]