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Famous Faces of HIV Equal

Famous Faces of HIV Equal

By: Thomas Evans

Famous Faces of HIV Equal

By: Thomas Evans
June 4th
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June 4th
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Famous Faces of HIV Equal

WATCH: Rob Williams on Owning His AIDS Diagnosis

WATCH: Rob Williams on Owning His AIDS Diagnosis

Life for people living with HIV is getting better, but what about those who have been diagnosed with AIDS?

By: Tyler Curry

WATCH: Rob Williams on Owning His AIDS Diagnosis

By: Tyler Curry
February 23rd
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February 23rd
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WATCH: Rob Williams on Owning His AIDS Diagnosis

Should I Tell My Parents I'm HIV-Positive?

Should I Tell My Parents I'm HIV-Positive?

If you can't rely on your parents for support during this trying time, best not to rely on them at all.

By: Alex Kopel

Should I Tell My Parents I'm HIV-Positive?

By: Alex Kopel
February 18th
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February 18th
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Should I Tell My Parents I'm HIV-Positive?

Unpacking Barebacking: How Some Condom Advocates Are Getting it Wrong

Unpacking Barebacking: How Some Condom Advocates Are Getting it Wrong

In the mid-90s, the term barebacking came into vogue to describe HIV-positive men who had unprotected sex with other HIV-positive men. 

By: Alex Kopel

Unpacking Barebacking: How Some Condom Advocates Are Getting it Wrong

By: Alex Kopel
February 10th
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February 10th
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Unpacking Barebacking: How Some Condom Advocates Are Getting it Wrong

Why Fighting HIV Stigma and PrEP Stigma Is Basically the Same

Why Fighting HIV Stigma and PrEP Stigma Is Basically the Same

Washington Post Columnist, Richard Morgan, blames gay rights groups focusing on fighting HIV stigma instead of promoting PrEP.

By: Alex Kopel

Why Fighting HIV Stigma and PrEP Stigma Is Basically the Same

By: Alex Kopel
January 31st
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January 31st
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Why Fighting HIV Stigma and PrEP Stigma Is Basically the Same

#AskTyler: I'm HIV-Positive and Terrified of Rejection

#AskTyler: I'm HIV-Positive and Terrified of Rejection

Tyler from Texas writes, "It's been about a year but I still have a hard time dating. I've faced some rejection and it's one of my biggest fears.”

 

By: Tyler Curry

#AskTyler: I'm HIV-Positive and Terrified of Rejection

By: Tyler Curry
January 29th
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January 29th
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#AskTyler: I'm HIV-Positive and Terrified of Rejection

How One HIV-Positive Man Overcame His Own HIV Stigma

How One HIV-Positive Man Overcame His Own HIV Stigma

What happens when someone who is HIV-phobic is diagnosed with HIV?

By: Miguel Caballero

How One HIV-Positive Man Overcame His Own HIV Stigma

By: Miguel Caballero
January 26th
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January 26th
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How One HIV-Positive Man Overcame His Own HIV Stigma

Friendship as Prevention: How Two Friends Survived the HIV Pandemic Together

Friendship as Prevention: How Two Friends Survived the HIV Pandemic Together

“This is my wake-up call,” he confided in me. “I got to start taking my meds, man.”

 

By: Steven-Emanuel Martinez

Friendship as Prevention: How Two Friends Survived the HIV Pandemic Together

By: Steven-Emanuel Martinez
January 26th
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January 26th
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Friendship as Prevention: How Two Friends Survived the HIV Pandemic Together

HIV-Positive and Still Not That Into You

HIV-Positive and Still Not That Into You

People like their boxes. If you are HIV-positive, people will want you to stay in yours.

By: Tyler Curry

HIV-Positive and Still Not That Into You

By: Tyler Curry
January 25th
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January 25th
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HIV-Positive and Still Not That Into You

HIV-Positive and Sexy as I Want to Be

HIV-Positive and Sexy as I Want to Be

Now before we begin, you can go ahead and unravel that tight wad your panties have wound themselves into. This is not an article intended to promote the transmission of HIV and in no way is it meant to glamorize HIV or AIDS. Is it even possible to glamorize such an abysmal disease? I think not. But I have noticed that when an HIV-positive man takes a public stance without the “woe is me” pretense, that is the general dissent. To glamorize HIV would be like trying to Photoshop a picture of the Holocaust. No matter how you manipulate it, the ugliness remains. However, I am not HIV itself, and its time that people who are HIV-positive stop wearing the face of the virus as if it was their own. Sometimes life can deal you a hand that
By: Tyler Curry

HIV-Positive and Sexy as I Want to Be

By: Tyler Curry
January 21st
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January 21st
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HIV-Positive and Sexy as I Want to Be