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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

What Are The Greatest Fears And Hopes Working With Hiv

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts


Hey....I am thirty years old..have never done an hiv test.....found someone who is just remarkable....who insist that we have one done before we become intimate......he did his today it was negative.....but I'm scared to death in doing mine......I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...everyone being virally enhanced yourself with no one going out of their way to help you with your worries and fears. Maybe I have a fear of dying over all? because I'm 26 and relatively healthy I just wish I could bury my mum and live to middle... Read more »

A very HEALTHY Doantion Well Deserved to a Wonderful Man and his Work.

Dear Dr. Bob, A HEALTHY DONATION to your Foundation is well deserved from me. I admire all the work... Read more »
The Body PRO

HIV/AIDS Vaccine Experts Discuss Hopes and Fears for the Future of Vaccine Development

...involved in vaccine research. (More than two dozen vaccine candidates are in various stages of development right now, many of which work in very different ways.) What types of vaccines are most worth pursuing? How effective should vaccines aim to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Most in U.S. Hopeful About Development of HIV Vaccine, But Many Fear Participation in Trials, Study Shows

...identify the populations that need to be better educated about HIV vaccine research, as well as which messages need to be reworked to reach certain groups. "Tens of thousands of volunteers are required for the more than 30 HIV vaccine clinical... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

More Indigenous Guatemalans Turn to Sex Work, Stoking HIV Fears

... Health workers are seeing an increasing number of Maya women travel to Guatemala City to work as prostitutes, and many could return to their Read more »
The Body

Transition to Hope

... Read more ... Disturbing New Information on MSM and HIV October 21, 2010 One of the most frustrating aspects of working in HIV is addressing the many myths (as well as conspiracy theories) surrounding it-the most persistent of which... Read more »
Connect With Others

working with hiv positive person

Posted by work35, 1 Reply
...Hello.. I hope this is not an ignorant question but here goes.. two part question.. Part one.. I just found out my co-worker is hiv positive.. he is healthy thank god.. and i really like him but I admit I am VERY uncomfortable at work.. we both... Read more »

New here and ready to tell my story...

Posted by leahbeth, 1 Reply
...14 but never really paid attention to the risks much...not sure why. At any rate, I was at a point in my life back in 2005, working 2 jobs, raisin kids, still goin out on weekends to party a bit, still hoping I'de find the "one", well I found the... Read more »

HIV Disclosure in the Military

Posted by TheConversation, 2 Replies
...General who told everyone to leave me alone because I did the greatest work for him), but I'll further admit that there was a lot of fear about being gay in the Military. I would like to know who all is having issues, fears, doubts, whatever... Read more »

The Hope is there but fading

Posted by Regret101, 17 Replies
...refraining from sex and telling her. If you are reading this and you are on the "fence" TELL AND GET TESTED. Dont let your fear of rejection and losing someone cloud your judgement. 5 weeks is not definitive but a good sign apparently but it... Read more »