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HIV-Positive Protagonists, Part Two (Video)

In this episode we're looking at a selections of TV movies from 1985-1994. Also introducing the MLP Factor™, as well as asking about the term "innocent" as it applies to those living with HIV. Read more...

#60 of Our Most Amazing HIV-Positive People of 2016: Octavia Y. Lewis

Black, trans, HIV-positive, and more than OK: how this activist and foster mom stays motivated.

My First Serodiscordant Relationship

Not too long ago I started talking to this really awesome guy on the social media app Moovz. If you do not know about this app, it is for the LGBTQ community. I was nervous as hell when he was actually interested in me. We talked back...Show More Summary

#61 of Our Most Amazing HIV-Positive People of 2016: Wanda Brendle-Moss

She's survived a home invasion robbery, homelessness, abuse, and nearly dying from AIDS complications to become one of the nation's most visible HIV activists.

The Changing Face of HIV

The face of HIV/AIDS is no longer what we have come to expect, we are not the dying and sick that the media as come to portray over the years. We are in fact your brothers, sisters, coworkers, daughters, sons, neighbors, and friends and we are not any different than someone whom is not living with HIV. Read more...

The Comfort of Blaming Other People for New HIV Cases

The college student had real concern in his eyes when he asked me a question during a recent presentation at American University. "Isn't it true," he asked, "that the HIV epidemic continues because people who know they are positive keep infecting other people?" Read more...

#62 Amazing HIV-Positive People: Jahlove Serrano

This performer and HIV educator wants teens to be safe: so they won't repeat his experience.

HIV-Positive Protagonists, Part One (Video)

An introduction to HIV-positive protagonists in mainstream media. In this first installment, we look at Jonathan Demme's Philadelphia as a starting point. What are the commonalities between Philadelphia and other portrayals of HIV/AIDS in film and television? Read more...

Study Shows PrEP Works Effectively “On Demand”

Taking Truvada at least 2 hours before sex and several days after can prevent HIV--but not as well as the daily pill.

6 Questions People Ask Us Most When They Find Out They Have HIV

The things those who are newly diagnosed ask us about being poz just might surprise you.

#63 of Our Most Amazing HIV-Positive People of 2016: Alan Andrews-Katz

Blind in one eye, living with kidney failure, and as optimistic as a starry-eyed child, this long-time AIDS-survivor helps others in his spare time.

Ladies, Put a Ring on It

Study suggests that use of an insertable vaginal ring can prevent HIV infection for some women.

#AskTheHIVDoc Season 2, Ep. 10: Partying on Prep?

Dr. Demetre runs through considerations if you are drinking alcohol or taking drugs while on PrEP.

A Sweet, Gay, Serodiscordant Spin Class Proposal

This mixed-status couple becomes a social media sensation and uses platform to talk about marriage, gay rights, and HIV.

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