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Annie Lennox on HIV Prevention and Funding Needs

Last month Gwenn and I had the privilege of speaking about HIV education and prevention on Al Jazeera’s The Stream, representing sero-discordant couples. Annie Lennox and activists from around the world were on hand to discuss the need for continued funding of HIV prevention programs. Watch the entire 30-minute discussion here Need more Annie? Then […]

Donald Trump’s (Fictional) Presidential HIV/AIDS Survey Answers

Imagining a world where Republican candidates answer surveys by HIV/AIDS organizations… here’s Donald Trump “discussing” the issues of the day. Enjoy. Positively Yours, Shawn   On HIV research   An extremely credible source has called my office and informed me that HIV is harmless. Another source has told me that a cure would be easy. […]

Happy Blogiversary (20 Years!), Steve Schalchlin!

When I decided to open up about HIV 20 years ago, I went online hoping to find the internet that exists today. My search for HIV websites yielded a handful of results- one of them was Steve Schalchlin‘s “Living in the Bonus Round”. 20 years ago, today, he put up his first blog entry- then […]

Outliving the Reagans

  Today I went to the dentist for a routine teeth cleaning. I wasn’t psyched about it, mainly because of the bleeding that can occur afterwards. Minor stuff, it’s just that I prefer the taste of my daily iced mocha without a splash of plasma. I filled out my medical resume- checking the usual boxes […]

The First Generation to Age With HIV: Taking a Look at Long-Term Survival

June 5 marked 35 years since AIDS was first identified in 1981. It is now HIV Long- Term Survivors Awareness Day. A long time ago, I tried to think positive about living positive by putting my headphones on, listening to Louise Hay and...Show More Summary

#50 of Our Most Amazing HIV-Positive People of 2016: Reggie Jenkins

This 30-year-old may have stumbled into activism, but he's excelled at connecting young people with HIV services and prevention strategies.

Orlando Shooter's Alleged Lover Claims HIV Stigma, Rejection Reasoning for Massacre

The man, who wore disguise for the interview, told Univision that Omar Mateen's motive was not "terrorism" but rather a revenge.

#51 of Our Most Amazing HIV-Positive People of 2016: Patrick Donnelly

The world-renowned poet and activist contnues to explore places where the divine and the human condition meet.

Our Tragedy in Orlando: How to Cope and Heal

We can't help being shell shocked after the events in Orlando. Here's how to move forward.

Justin's 10-Year Anniversary of Living With HIV (Video)

It has been 10 years since I was diagnosed with HIV. I've changed HIV medications twice, and my body seems to like the latest one far better than the other two regimens I was on. I seem to have dealt rather well with things that have come along with being infected with HIV. Show More Summary

WATCH: Half Naked Broadway Bares Highlights

Did you miss the 2015 fundraiser meets burlesque show? Check out these highlights from previous seasons!

Season 3 Premiere of #AskTheHIVDocs now featuring three of the best HIV Docs around!

Get reaquainted with your favorite doctors and meet the new addition to the HIV Docs crew, Dr. Leandro!

Plus and Advocate Editor Honored with NLGJA Award, Helps Moderate CDC-Funded Reporting on HIV Workshop

She recieves the award at the June 23rd LA Exclusive benefit at the LA LGBT Center, following a training for journalists on how to report on HIV and the people living with it.

WATCH: Dozens of Stars Sing About Love for Orlando's LGBT Community

Kristen Bell, Wayne Brady, Matthew Broderick, Whoopi Goldberg, and dozens of other stars came together to record Burt Bacharach's "What the World Needs Now is Love."

Here's Why You Should Take Your HIV Medication

People who aren't on antiretrovirals early and consistently have shorter lives and more complications, which means 3 in 10 people with HIV still die from AIDS-related complications.

Most Common HIV Side Effects and How They're Treated

Here are a handful of common comorbidities and medication side effects that people living with HIV experience — and the most common treatment for each.

Xulhaz Mannan / Orlando Pride

A memorial for the victims violence against LGBT persons in Orlando and Bangla Desh. Featuring Blake Zolfo & The Hamblin Singers. St. Clement's Church NYC.

"ONLY FOR A POUND" Wesley Slade

Wesley Slade sings ONLY FOR A POUND (rehearsal recording) for The Space Pirate Puppy Musical! Book by Heather Bagnall. Music & Lyrics by Steve Schalchlin. Directed by Luke Tudball.

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