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Living with HIV? Get your story published!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Teen Voices, the magazine written for and by teenage girls, is currently planning on running a feature on HIV. If you are a teen girl with HIV or know of one who would be interested in writing, we'd love to hear your (or her) story on what it's... Read more »

Living with HIV? Get your story published!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Teen Voices, the magazine written by and for teenage girls, is currently planning on running a feature on HIV. If you are a teen girl with HIV or know of one who would be interested in writing, we'd love to hear your (or her) story on what it's like... Read more »

Living with HIV? Get your story published!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Teen Voices, the magazine written by and for teenage girls, is currently planning on running a feature on HIV. If you are a teen girl with HIV or know of one who would be interested in writing, we'd love to hear your (or her) story on what it's like... Read more »

I'm 23 and Living with HIV: One Woman's Story

Posted by asya
I just read an article on SavvyMiss.com about a 23-year-old woman living with HIV and her struggle with the disease. I can't believe she has to go through this at such a young age, but she is making a huge difference by speaking out and helping... Read more »

True story of Disha living with HIV

Posted by karan9delhi, 1 Reply
Hi All
This is a true story to spread awareness about HIV infection
Youtube link here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKUT6NLMy3Q

you can also visit www.tumthetoh.com Read more »
Ask the Experts

Faith, HIV and heartbreaking stories

Dear Fr. DeMartini. I read the posting "His way of saving me" of 31 January and found the story heartbreaking and similar to mine in a way. I am a straight woman infected with HIV through a deception of another man. I did not pass the...
Father Rodney J. DeMartini

Response from Father Rodney J. DeMartini

National Catholic AIDS Network
Dear Friend, Thank you for your very honest observations. I realize that you describe yourself as not believing in God and that the notion of faith is "amazing and totally alien" so I want to try to respond to your hurtful circumstances... Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »
Articles
PositiveWords

My Gift: A Personal Story of Living With HIV

Living with HIV has meant many things to me. HIV has meant joy, sadness, medications, doctor visits, health, sickness, life and death. In the midst of all these ups and downs, my daughters have been a constant and consistent source of strength. I... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cleveland, Ohio, Student Shares His Story About Living With HIV at the International AIDS Conference

Lawrence Stallworth, a community educator and outreach coordinator at the AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland, takes seriously his role in preventing HIV. He has shared his story of being diagnosed with HIV at age 17 at the UN on World AIDS Day and... Read more »
The Banyan Tree Project

Asians, Pacific Islanders Reveal How HIV Affects Their Lives, Communities in New Digital Story Series

San Francisco -- To commemorate May 19th, 2013 -- the 9th annual National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day -- the Banyan Tree Project is hosting a series of Twitter chats throughout the month premiering twenty new digital... Read more »
Global Forum on MSM & HIV

New Publication Transcends Language Barriers to Share Untold Stories of Gay Men Living With HIV Around the World

Oakland, California -- The Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF) today launched their new online multimedia publication, SENSE , spotlighting the stories of men who have sex with men (MSM) living with HIV across the globe. The quarterly magazine... Read more »