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Life with hemophilia hasn’t always been easy, and the rare bleeding disorder was a gateway condition to HIV and hepatitis.
In 1990, Rush Limbaugh had a segment on his radio show called “The AIDS Update,” where he mocked the dying and the dead.
The condom has been my friend and, at times, guide on this journey called life. That’s why, today, I wrap my head around it for a change.
Many of us longterm survivors remember “the glory days” of AIDS denialism over two decades ago and the deadly misinformation it wrought.
As a positoid who has been around the block a few times, I know quite a few healthcare workers... it’s nice to see them getting protection.
As fate would have it POZ magazine founder, Sean Strub, was among the first people on the scene when John Lennon was tragically shot.
The Real World was a game changer for me. And the friendship between Judd and Pedro was a glimpse into my own future.
In 1993 Leanza was crowned Miss America... her job? To reduce the stigma faced by those living with HIV.
As someone diagnosed with HIV as a child who is now midway through his 40s, the tell-tale signs of aging are beginning to appear.
Is it a good look to rejoice in someone’s misfortune? Probably not. Is it a bad look to recklessly endanger the lives of your citizens? Yes.
I had one decade without HIV. At 45, it’s so far removed from my daily life that it would seem strange to be living without it.
I have a sense of doom about the inevitability of massive COVID-19 transmission and the subsequent deaths during the holidays.
My most recent labs revealed a record high CD4 count. Could isolation due to COVID-19 concerns be the culprit?
Schools around the country are bringing students back to campus despite Covid-19 concerns. In Charlottesville, it’s not going over well.
“AIDS is God’s punishment for being gay”. A mantra that began in a church. So how do people with HIV reconcile this with their own beliefs?
I’ve been good about laying low during this pandemic. One thing I didn’t anticipate? Forgetting to take my HIV meds.
It’s been 30 years since the Ryan White CARE Act was signed into law, the result of bi-partisan support. Could that have even happened now?
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