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White heroin users are injecting at higher rates and are less likely to use harm reduction programs than their minority counterparts.
My motto is “Be happy! Be proud! Be you!”
The first year of my life with HIV has been a challenge. I have had days when I wanted to quit, but I am strengthened by a positive support sy...
I went through my life, often searching for love from the outside. I missed the love that was ultimately residing within me. I learned this le...
Overthinking the small things is what keeps me up at night.
I have many faults, but they made me the person I am today. I just wish I could change the world to make it a better place.
The best advice I ever received is “don’t be afraid to speak your mind.”
I stopped feeling bad and started being positive about life. I know I can live a long healthy life and I can be a wonderful mother to my child...
Researchers have charted how HIV has affected older generations of gay men in the Seattle area worse than their younger counterparts and how,...
Each day is different. Some days I have more pain than others. I walk daily and try to remain optimistic.
HIV is not the end of the world. It’s the start of a new chapter in your life. I value things more each day now.
HIV has a negative stigma, but it doesn’t have to, and I want to help change that.
My experience is that when I share my story or status with anyone, they tend to run (more like gallop) in the opposite direction.
After I was diagnosed I thought I couldn’t have children. But my doctor told me about meds to keep babies from contracting HIV.
I plan to be around for many years to come and do my best to be of help and service to others.
I use my story to teach people my age about the reality of HIV.
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