Tag: Tough Stuff Month


#HAchat: Confronting In-Community Drama

For this week's chat, let's delve into different kinds of "tough stuff" that relates directly to participating in an online community: confrontation, conflict, and drama.   [caption id="attachment_5361" align="alignright" width="180" caption="Image Credit: Thierrry on Flickr"][/caption] The internet veils us. Safely behind our computer screens, we feel freer to express ourselves. We have the option to…

Crafting the Conversation: Using Positive Language to Reduce STD Stigma

Expounding upon our theme of Tough Stuff is a post centered around a topic that is steeped in stigma and fear: sex and sexually transmitted diseases. Often, the toughest part is starting the conversation - and this is exactly what this post offers. Thanks to the folks at getSTDtested.com - especially Elissa White - for…

On Death in the Online Community & A Guest Post

When planning Tough Stuff Month, we couldn't help but think of the ultimate tough topic: death - and hoped that members of our network would feel comfortable sharing their stories and experiences with each other here. After all, Health Activists aren't afraid to discuss difficult things. Leading online communities and connecting with people virtually is…
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