I live in the basement: the lowest floor of the social systems we have here in America. Above me live the middle-class: not concerned with the trials of the lower class; the privileged: living in a...
Submitted on : Feb 12, 2016
HIV and Me… All in the name of finding a cure what I did. I diagnosed myself in 2000, but at that time there was no public information about the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). My whole world...
Submitted on : Jan 27, 2016
So, I am sitting here waiting for a person to walk through the doors to get tested. I have everything laid out and ready to go. You know how we do when we are getting ready to go out to a dance or a...
Submitted on : Jan 5, 2016
Learn about harmful effects of stigma and discrimination and read inspiring stories of HIV+ women overcoming stigma to lead full, healthy lives.
Submitted on : Nov 8, 2015
So as I was testing the other day, I was able to educate an individual about the choices they have been making. Hmmm, let's see, sexual encounters with over 30 individuals in the last 30 days without...
Submitted on : Oct 9, 2015
What is HIV? Get basic information on HIV, how it is different from AIDS, and getting tested for HIV – what tests, where to get them, and more.
Submitted on : Aug 2, 2015
So I'm dating this guy, right? And it was so awesome because I had just come out of an abusive relationship that lasted 2 and a half years. This one however, Adam, I considered my best guy friend for...
Submitted on : Jun 27, 2015
Learn the most common myths – and realities – about HIV: treatment, tests, transmission, and more.
Submitted on : Apr 7, 2015
It is with great honor that I accepted to be one of the ambassadors for NWGHAAD . As a Global Ambassador for The Well Project, I was the perfect fit. The Well Project is a fountain of information and...
Submitted on : Feb 14, 2015
Waiting, waiting for the test results, what can I say? Will it be high, low? How low can I go? I went in so confidently, no fear, I actually look forward to it, the reaffirmation that I'm doing well...
Submitted on : Dec 2, 2014

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