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U.S. Positive Women's Network

Women Living With HIV at AIDS 2012 Part 1: The Greater Involvement of Women Living With HIV

Why should the involvement of women living with HIV be a priority for the International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) to be held in Washington, D.C., this July? What are some ways that women with HIV who attend the conference can participate... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

African Governments Fighting HIV/AIDS Face Inadequate Health Infrastructure, "Insufficient" Involvement of HIV-Positive People, Officials Say

Inadequate health infrastructures and "insufficient" involvement of people living with HIV/AIDS pose challenges to African governments in the fight against the epidemic, officials said at the close of the U.N. Commission on HIV/AIDS and Governance... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Report Examines Civil Society Involvement in HIV/AIDS Policies, Programs

Civil Society Perspectives on HIV/AIDS Policy ," Open Society Institute : The report found that success against HIV/AIDS depends on the support of civil society and the people who are most affected by the disease. It is based on two years of... Read more »
Ask the Experts

is aids an automatic death sentence for all involved sexually

is there a chance that if i come in contact with someone who has beenaffected that i would not be affected, or would i automatically affected....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. When having sex with an infected person,you can become infected after having sex with them just one time; however,you can also have sex with that same person 100 times and still not getinfected. But the more times... Read more »

HIV- always involved with HIV+

My partner of 1 year is HIV-. I am +(15 years) and healthy.Both his previous relationships were with +, 1 is deceased and the other is alive and well. When we met, he told me he was interested in me and not the disease, including contracting...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I think that if you have found your partner to be honest and trustworthy that you need to believe him that he is not someone who was out cruising for an HIV+ individual, but is someone who has just connected with three different positive men. If... Read more »

To get involved with someone HIV + or not

I just started a relationship a month ago with someone I've grown to care alot about. The relationship is the best I've had in 7 years. He just told me he was HIV positive. Do I run for the hills knowing what can happen? It's not so...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Only you can answer the question of whether you should allow yourself to get more involved with someone you are already involved with who is HIV+. I would strongly suggest that you two talk a lot about how you both feel potentially beginning a long... Read more »

Can HIV compromize the immune system without another disease involved?

Are there studies about HIV positive people with severly compromized immune systems with none of the diseases associated with AIDS? I'm interested if the HIV virus itself has been proven to destroy the immune system of an otherwise healthy...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The HIV virus destroys CD4+ T-cells resulting in a chronically activated and damaged immune system without any other germs necessary for the process.... Read more »
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risks involved with cunnilingus?

Posted by Anonymous
Hi,

I have recently become involved with a woman who is HIV+. We have gotten to a point in our relationship where we have started to become sexually active. Myself being negative, we have taken all the percautions necessary to avoid my becoming... Read more »

alcohol was involved

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
hello i had unprotected sex with a girl i met at a bar. stupid i know. in any case two weeks later i had inflamation of where my testicles are. it was swollen for about a week and in beetween my groin and legs had bad rashes red and itchy. that... Read more »

7/9, New York, NY: Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
6:30pm - 9:00pm
The Riverside Church NYC
90 Claremont Avenue, Room 10T
New York, NY

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm / Light Refreshments and Networking
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm / 90 Minute... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Advocate

Posted by Roxie
Hey there!
My name is *Roxie* and I've been coming here for a while and after seeing what a great resource place this is, I want to become more involved!
I've tried to contact volunteer locations in and near my area...but have not found the time to... Read more »