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I saw a meme that read, "When a photographer can't change a scene, he changes his angles and lens to capture the best of that scene. Similarly, when you can't change a situation in your life, change your perspective to make the best of that situation."
Submitted on Dec 21, 2020
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First and foremost, I would like to say that my team did a phenomenal job in organizing and hosting this workshop, and I am extremely proud to work for such a prestigious agency that is doing such...
Submitted on Dec 7, 2020
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Although I am disheartened at the fact that I wasn't able to be present in Puerto Rico this year and surrounded by all you beautiful souls who work in the HIV/AIDS field doing advocacy or direct service work, I am extremely impressed with how the virtual USCHA 2020 conference turned out.
Submitted on Oct 29, 2020
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Lucky for me, I have been fortunate enough to find people who still want to date me after I disclose that I am HIV positive...
Submitted on Mar 12, 2020
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My 33rd birthday just passed on December 5th, 2019 and I have been doing a lot of reflecting.
Submitted on Dec 16, 2019
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Dear Healthcare Provider, I know my HIV medication is keeping me alive. I know how important it is. I know it's working against my virus and keeping me from getting sick. But like most people I had...
Submitted on Aug 26, 2019
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A few months ago, I lost a really close friend, or at least a person who I thought was my friend. All behind a conversation this person was having in front of me with one of their other friends in regards to HIV and STIs.
Submitted on Apr 1, 2019
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A friend of mine was reading my last blog and he said that I should elaborate... I spoke about never really being able to experience sexual freedom...
Submitted on Mar 19, 2019
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Growing up Poz and trying to follow American Society’s guidelines for dating and hooking up has been extremely difficult. The guidelines that we follow as a society in regards to dating and having...
Submitted on Mar 8, 2019
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Porchia Dees was born HIV positive in 1986 in San Bernardino, CA. At the time there were no HIV medical specialists in her area so she had to be transferred all the way to Children’s Hospital, Los...
Submitted on Mar 5, 2019

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