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The Positive Project

The Positive Project: First Person Stories From HIV-Positive People

Most Recent Video September 2012: Cecilia Cecilia is a transgender woman, originally from China, who has been living with HIV for 18 years. A former substance abuser and survivor of assault, she shares the story of how stigma drove her away from... Read more »
Ask the Experts

What's the story with HIV-0

Hi Dr. Bob...I don't have the words to say what an inspiration you are. In the words of Jack Nicholson's character in "As Good As It Gets", you make me want to be a better person. For now I'm going to start with writing a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Stella,I see absolutely no cause for concern and no reason for additional testing. First off, if the sex was "safe sex," there shouldn't be any significant risk. Next, your Caribbean sexual samba was with a North African groovy guy... Read more »

One man's story of dealing with his fears of HIV

I used to frequent this sight; in fact I had it bookmarked. Primarily because I had this 'aids anxiety' or was 'worried well' or was a hypochondriac, I don't know what you want to call it, but that was I. In fact I wrote...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your comments. I am sure they will help others out there!If you have any further comments, please feel free to e-mail me at "nvhotline@aol.com" or call me at (Nationwide). I'm glad to help!... Read more »

Different Stories from Doctor and HIV Hotline

Dear Mr. Kull,Last April I performed oral sex on a female prostitute. The risk I thought was low but after 12 weeks I tested and was negative. In September I developed a swollen gland in my neck and groin. The only possible exposure since my test...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There is no exact answer to your question about the window period. Making the decision to get tested at three or six months following exposure is ultimately going to have to be your own. People in the HIV/AIDS field will have differing opinions on... Read more »

Do I have HIV based on my story

Dear Robert,Thanks for all that you do...I'm working on having the kind of courage that you have. I just donated $100.00 to your cause and I will donate more as I am able to.Exactly 10 days ago I had sex with a prostitute. I'm a male and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Stressed,Unfortunately I cannot advise if you "have HIV based on (your) story." The only way to determine if someone has contracted the virus is to get an HIV-specific test outside of the window period. What I can do is discuss your... Read more »
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HIV+ stories at http://aidsvideos.org/#stories

Posted by AIDSvideos
Hi everyone - I have created a new not-for-profit web site called http://www.AIDSvideos.org/ whose mission is to prevent the spread of HIV and to assist those affected by making all the world's HIV/AIDS educational videos in all the world's... Read more »

HIV Dating, HIV Community, HIV Positive Dating, Meet people with HIV, HIV chatting room

Posted by JoJo1234
http://www.PositiveChats.com - The best, largest, completely anonymous and most trusted online dating site for people with HIV / AIDS in the world.

Top Reasons To Join Us:

The Biggest and Best HIV Dating and Support: 700,000+ HIV singles, 15,000+... Read more »

HIV Dating, HIV Community, HIV Positive Dating, Meet people with HIV, HIV chatting room

Posted by Hneedlove
More and more HIV dating sites are created and I recommend PositiveSingles.com since it own about 730,000 users now. Most of them are verified. It is totally anonymous and free to join.

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Help needed: Story about HIV in NYC

Posted by Anonymous
Hi guys,

I'm a young journalist working on a news story about teens with HIV. I'd like to speak to positive kids under the age of 18 who live in New York City. The main focus of this piece is: how do you deal with being positive at the same time as... Read more »