Interview by Jennifer Carpenter “Hey, baby, come over here and let me look at you a minute.” “Smile, beautiful.” “What’s your name, little mama?” I never know what to say when I hear this kind of stuff while walking down the street. My first thoughts are “Who is this guy? What is he saying?” and […]
by Shannon Sutherland Smith (photo by Arcenia Finley) When Stacey Dallas stood alone in a sterile hospital hallway in Mobile, Ala., having just learned that she had been repeatedly exposed to HIV by her partner of many years, she felt numb. There was nothing to do but wait and see.