Full Steam Ahead!

It's amazing how you can be going hard for your cause, and then all of a sudden you have to stop, regroup, and get refocused! That's exactly what just recently happened to me. Standing tall, strong, and determined… against all Stigma and against all odds. It just didn't matter to me if you wanted to talk about HIV/AIDS, hear about it, or be about it...you were going to hear something that hopefully you would share in your travels.

Intercepting the Package…

I just want you to know, we truly tried to keep that package from you by intercepting the gift of HIV with education, condoms, and testing. We thought if we kept the stats of transmission, and the rate of STIs in your face, and the sounds of protection echoed in your ears, along with the names of STDs, you would be more inclined to reach for that condom before you reached for that flesh. Understanding it is a choice, but adamant about continuing to scream bloody murder because there were still predators running rampant who wanted to intentionally devour your internal soul with HIV!  

Help Me Stop The HIV Myths!

It bothers me so much that we are so gullible, and just want to believe what comes out of people's mouths. We would rather believe a lie than learn the truth. Here are 5 Myths about HIV/AIDS, and I really hope this can help somebody reading today.

I Made a Vow...

Lynette was in a Harlem hospital on the 3rd floor in a room alone, and refused to give her life to Christ as I stood there begging! Quarantined due to the opportunistic infection, her body was plagued with things besides her AIDS diagnosis.

Hiding Behind the "Good Book"...

Why is it so hard to understand that getting infected with HIV/AIDS is possible and can happen to you?

Just because you saved and sanctified and running for your God doesn't exclude you….yes, you!

You can remember when:

Why the Wait?

I am so upset about the fact that my friend tested positive 2 months ago, and to date has not seen a doctor! Not to mention the health department leaving a note on their door stating it was urgent to please call a number…. It seems to me that all of this energy and encouragement to get people tested, we are somehow dropping the ball on the next step. How could this happen? Tell me why this is happening here in Florida and no one seems to be alarmed.

Hello HIV!

So we meet again. I don't know if you remember me; I'm one of those people trying to fight you. I'm the one who tells your secrets, busts your myths, and makes all attempts at stopping you from spreading to another by teaching people all about you.

Using HIV Tests as Prevention?

Why am I getting myself all worked up, because you don't want to listen or take advice?  Sometimes it really feels like I am talking until I turn blue in my face, and we all know that is something that cannot happen literally.  However, I am finding that many are simply taking the HIV test as an afterthought, almost like almost like some people use pregnancy tests as a method of contraception.  Praying at the time that the test doesn't come back positive and then going right back out there since their test came back non-reactive and sleeping with people without using protection all over aga

Remember One Thing...

What's new, you asked?  I know it's been a minute, but I need you to understand that I've been on the grind for HIV/AIDS Awareness hardcore still the same.  Simply because so much is going on, but yet so much is still remaining the same.  A different name, another relationship, and yet the same old same old "stuff" that so many of us have to deal with.  HIV/AIDS is spreading like fungus in our communities.

Infected/Affected Who Cares?

Someone once stated "only people who are HIV + can understand HIV",  and I so beg to differ.  As a person who is negative and gets tested on a regular basis and has been doing HIV activism since the 1980's, understanding  whether we are infected or affected HIV/AIDS affects us all.

So, are you saying to me that there is no way watching my good friend intentionally spread the disease, hate the world, and curse me and God/Die, had no effect on me?

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