Mauli Ola

About This Video

Melenie Eleneke is a traditional healer and health advocate. She is also a mahuwahine (transgender woman) living with HIV. Melenie shares a story about how the man who infected her with HIV came back into her life in a dramatic way. Her story is about letting go, moving on, and healing.

What does this video tell us about stigma?
How does having knowledge about HIV help those around you? Melenie was able to get her friend medication to stop HIV infection after sex. By knowing the ways to prevent HIV, you can help protect those around you. Melenie was a source of support for her friend in their time of need.

Date

February 07, 2014

Category

Being Supportive, Staying Healthy