My HIV Journey
My HIV Journey
I am simply a guy who on June 6, 2011, received the news that over 33 million people have received: I am HIV positive. I decided in that split moment to record the journey that I was embarking on so that I might help others as they receive that news.
I am not a doctor and I do not endorse any agenda other than simply living a healthy life. I am an activist and advocate and simply want to make the world a better place. I hold a degree in sociology and psychology. I am a product of the Missouri Foster System and this is one of my main passions, second only to the work I do with HIV/AIDS outreach and prevention.
I embrace a sex-positive model. People are going to have sex; it is a natural part of who we are. However we need to make sure that it is safe. I can be found on weekends throughout St. Louis, Missouri, passing out condoms and safe-sex kits.
Whether in St. Louis, DC or around the nation, I always jump at the chance to help change not only policies to better serve those that need help but to also change the landscape of the society that we live in.
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February 24, 2013 - The Changing Face of HIV/AIDS Activism: A Blog Entry by Aaron Laxton
February 14, 2013 - One HIV-Infected Queer's Response to the State of the Union Address: A Blog Entry by Aaron Laxton
February 11, 2013 - HIV Meds and False Positives on Drug Tests: A Video Blog by Aaron Laxton
January 29, 2013 - On a Trip to Memphis: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and My Activism -- A Video Blog Entry by Aaron Laxton
January 14, 2013 - AIDS, Grief and Loss: Pain of Being Alive -- A Video Blog Entry by Aaron Laxton
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