Body Beautiful ... A Blog Entry by Brandon Lacy Campos (May 24, 2011)
"I figure if I am doing all this personal growth work on myself, trying to stay away from old behaviors that didn't serve me well, and trying to become a better, healthier blah blah blah person ... I should probably have a good chat with the man in the mirror (MISS YOU MICHAEL!)."
The ADAP Crisis, and the Proverbial Water-Well: A Blog Entry by Kevin Maloney (May 24, 2011)
"I watched as six of 12 defenseless ducklings fell into a well, as the mother duck stood her ground and protected the other chicks from making the same mistake. ... That mother duck and her chicks and the people who came to the rescue are an epitome of the ever-growing ADAP crisis occurring in our country right now."
I Am Not A Whore! A Blog Entry by Rae Lewis-Thornton (May 20, 2011)
"I am not a whore! But it's true, I've been having sex almost as long as I've lived. I broke my virginity when I was 13, which was a decision I made based on what I thought I knew was the best decision for me. It was a totally wrong decision based on faulty information."
Major Opinion on Major HIV/AIDS Crisis: A Blog Entry by Elizabeth Lombino (May 16, 2011)
"The [New York Times Op Ed] piece highlights recent research that found that HIV-positive individuals who were on antiretroviral medications from the time of their diagnosis (early treatment) were 96 percent less likely to pass on the disease than those who were not on early treatment. ... This research shows that to continue to cut funding to ADAPs is doing a huge disservice to those living with HIV/AIDS and to HIV prevention efforts."
Why Our Youth Desperately Need Condoms: A Blog Entry by Kellee Terrell (May 16, 2011)
The hoopla around Philadelphia's safer-sex campaign, Take Control Philly, reminds us that any strategy for lowering STD and HIV infections should focus less on abstinence and more on safer sex and empowerment -- even if it makes adults uncomfortable.
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