Quantcast

Subscribe to:
POZ magazine
E-newsletters
Join POZ: Facebook MySpace Twitter Pinterest
Tumblr Google+ Flickr MySpace
POZ Personals
Sign In / Join
Username:
Password:
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
April 19, 2014, 11:56:36 PM

Login with username, password and session length


Members
  • Total Members: 22225
  • Latest: Xm80
Stats
  • Total Posts: 620447
  • Total Topics: 46747
  • Online Today: 283
  • Online Ever: 585
  • (January 07, 2014, 02:31:47 PM)
Users Online

Welcome


Welcome to the POZ/AIDSmeds Community Forums, a round-the-clock discussion area for people with HIV/AIDS, their friends/family/caregivers, and others concerned about HIV/AIDS.  Click on the links below to browse our various forums; scroll down for a glance at the most recent posts; or join in the conversation yourself by registering on the left side of this page.

Privacy Warning:  Please realize that these forums are open to all, and are fully searchable via Google and other search engines. If you are HIV positive and disclose this in our forums, then it is almost the same thing as telling the whole world (or at least the World Wide Web). If this concerns you, then do not use a username or avatar that are self-identifying in any way. We do not allow the deletion of anything you post in these forums, so think before you post.

  • The information shared in these forums, by moderators and members, is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between an individual and his/her own physician.

  • All members of these forums are, by default, not considered to be licensed medical providers. If otherwise, users must clearly define themselves as such.

  • Forums members must behave at all times with respect and honesty. Posting guidelines, including time-out and banning policies, have been established by the moderators of these forums. Click here for “Am I Infected?” posting guidelines. Click here for posting guidelines pertaining to all other POZ/AIDSmeds community forums.

  • We ask all forums members to provide references for health/medical/scientific information they provide, when it is not a personal experience being discussed. Please provide hyperlinks with full URLs or full citations of published works not available via the Internet. Additionally, all forums members must post information which are true and correct to their knowledge.

  • Product advertisement—including links; banners; editorial content; and clinical trial, study or survey participation—is strictly prohibited by forums members unless permission has been secured from POZ.

To change forums navigation language settings, click here (members only), Register now

Para cambiar sus preferencias de los foros en español, haz clic aquí (sólo miembros), Regístrate ahora

Finished Reading This? You can collapse this or any other box on this page by clicking the symbol in each box.

Author Topic: For the Newly Diagnosed Women and Those Needing Inspiration  (Read 2264 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline emeraldize

  • Member
  • Posts: 3,260
Ladies: This is a "rerun" of a posting written by Tim aka Moffie that was cut and pasted from a newly bumped position, courtesy Moonlight, in Living With. I like that he wrote it two years ago and it's as relevant today as then.

 For the Women……….(re-run from 2005, but still good)
« on: April 06, 2007, 12:40:47 PM »   

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
It has been an observation of mine, that along with the expected increase infection rate of women in the United States, and in fact world wide; that it is now time for me to do one more of my “Rants for Women”.

I have for the longest time, known that the power in the world is held in the hands of the women.  For so very long now, they have subjugated themselves to the men, and allowed them to “think” that they were in control, when in fact, behind every world leader that is male, is a woman that is the conscience and spirit of that man.  Now don’t all you men start getting all pee-pee hearted at Moffie for pointing out some of the more obvious weaknesses of the male sex.  For sure, men are the leaders in engineering, technology, politics and a plethora of other specialties that make up our modern day culture.  But it must also be recognized that in recent times of the last 50 years, modern women are not sitting by and letting the world walk over them.  Of course I must leave out some of the Islamic countries of the world, who still consider women simple property, to be dealt with like last weeks’ Sunday Paper.  We still have a load of work to do to save the women of these countries, their complete annihilation will surely follow if the rest of the world stands idly by and allows them to treat their women with complete and abject disdain.

No, I have come to admire women of the world, for their simple but incredible tenacity.  Their straightforward ability to ferret out an amazing amount of skill and fortitude when it comes to child rearing, and home care; and at the same time, securing incredibly important jobs that contribute to the health and welfare of the planet.  It is with a sense of wonder that I am now observing the one-ness and openly aggressive way that women are now becoming part of our Democratic process at the very highest stations of Government in Washington D.C.  I anticipate a far greater visibility of the women of power in the very near future, and am going to vote for as many level headed women as I can, in the upcoming Elections.  I cannot say I agree with all the women in government, as many are only mouthpieces of men who are hiding behind them and dictating every word they say.  A woman whose married name is Dole, comes to mind as a good example of one such “mouthpiece”, as she didn’t/hasn’t had an original thought since entering politics on the coat-tails of her husband.  Yes, in 1996 I did place a bumper sticker on my truck that said “Dole for Pineapple”, and I placed it right beside the bumper sticker that said, “Doing my Part to Piss Off the Religious Right”.  This display went over very well in the Southwest Conservative neighborhood that I lived in at the time, but since this was in New Mexico, there were very few voices of discontent at my display.

Yes, for you women who have become HIV+ this year, and for those of you whose partners have become infected; your life has now changed.  I implore you all to dig deep, down into your very soul, as now you have been given a challenge that most women are very capable of fighting, and very capable of winning.  You must remember that women hold the power of the universe in their bosom.  So very few of you have ever been reminded of this very awesome power, and some of you have fought to ignore this power.  Please, now is the time to focus on that power, as it will be the strength that will pull you through, and keep you healthy, and when sick, heal you.  Please don’t subvert your very powerful natures to anyone, not your doctors, nurses, husbands, children, neighborhood, pastors, churches nor anyone, outside your own selves.  Powerful women will be the ones that save this country from the many who will never think twice about donning a condom for sexual gratification; but the women can and must say “NO WAY, JOSE”.  The women are the ones that will only be able to keep their children informed and educated, and save them from this bug that will destroy their lives. 

So, women, please keep this in mind, as you walk into the future of a life with HIV.  You already have the power to win over this bug, and you already have the power to keep your families safe.  All you have to do is connect with that deep spirit power that lives in your bosom.  Don’t let anyone get in your way.  If you haven’t connected with that power, take the time as soon as possible to have a chat with your soul, and make that connection today.  It will serve you well, and to that end, will also serve your families, communities, states, and our country as a whole.  Learn all you can about this disease, learn about how the Ryan White CARE Act works, learn about how your ASO is “supposed” to work, attend meetings on every level of government, and most of all, connect with that spirit energy that will help you have the strength to do all that your heart will ask you to do.  Please remember, now that you are affected with HIV, all levels of state government are open to you.  Find out when meetings are scheduled, and make all efforts to attend them.  Listen, write copious notes, and trust nothing you hear unless you can prove that what you are hearing is correct and lawful.  Just remember, there is nothing on this planet that can confront a woman scorned, so take this knowledge that you will learn and fly with it. 

Us old queens are tired and worn out from the fight, so now it is your turn to take the banner and march into the future with your hearts in order, your heads held high, and your sabers of knowledge at the ready.

This was posted here by one of your "Two Spirit" members from the male side, but know in your heart, my admiration of women is unending!

In Love and Support.
 
 
 Report to moderator   

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Yours, Tim
 

Offline blacky1980

  • Member
  • Posts: 20
Re: For the Newly Diagnosed Women and Those Needing Inspiration
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2007, 09:46:14 AM »
Thank You that's a good inspriration for us all I appreciate it
Blacky1980

Offline BT65

  • Global Moderator
  • Member
  • Posts: 9,626
  • Diagnosed + 1989
Re: For the Newly Diagnosed Women and Those Needing Inspiration
« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2007, 09:30:19 PM »
Tim (Moffie) is an inspirational man.  Thanks Tim!
I've never killed anyone, but I frequently get satisfaction reading the obituary notices.-Clarence Darrow

 


Terms of Membership for these forums
 

© 2014 Smart + Strong. All Rights Reserved.   terms of use and your privacy
Smart + Strong® is a registered trademark of CDM Publishing, LLC.