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Kindness from nurses changed my attitude about hospitals when I was a kid, which came in handy when HIV entered my life.
Though I’m a casual Star Wars fan at best, May the 4th inspired me to think of a few of the true heroes in my life.
How being a rare helped me care.
Ryan White won over even the most homophobic of conservatives in the 1980s while advocating for equality for the treatment of all with HIV.
I contracted HIV in the 80s via tainted blood. I don’t blame gay men. I don’t blame homeless people or prisoners who donated blood, either.
Mike Dewine saw the threat posed by coronavirus and acted fast. His history with HIV shows why.
A teenager when he died in 1990, White had become a world-famous AIDS activist.
As a teen I didn’t want to go to the doctor for HIV because, unlike hemophilia, there were no short-term fixes to be had at the time.
The patient advocacy coalition I Am Essential sent a letter to the HHS spelling out why the plan is dangerous.
When POZ blogger Shawn Decker posted his thoughts about the Kylie controversy, he earned a whole lot of likes—while educating about HIV.
A day (or a week and some change) in the life of a positoid living with hemophilia.
Guest blog entry by Vaughn Ripley, one of my “blood brothers” in the hemophilia community. We all lost a friend in Barry Haarde this month
The Hemophilia Memorial Circle is a permanent addition to the National AIDS Memorial Grove in San Francisco. [VIDEO]
An update after switching HIV medication from 5 pills daily, to a single tablet.
The distribution of contaminated blood products left nearly 7,500 people infected with HIV and hepatitis C in the 1970s and ’80s.
Corey Dubin contracted HIV and hepatitis C via infected blood products used for hemophilia. His death leaves a legacy of advocacy efforts.
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