A Day in the Life Video Series: Robert Breining on Getting Support Online and Off (December 13, 2012)
Cyber-activist Robert is used to connecting with community online. After having a rare allergic reaction to his first regimen, Robert was hesitant to start HIV meds again -- so he took to TheBody.com and POZ I AM, the social network he created, for information and support. Robert speaks on life, love, disclosure and finding a regimen that's nearly side effect-free.
This Positive Life: A Trailblazer Still Marches Forward (December 12, 2012)
Gil Kudrin has marched with ACT UP, helped found Nightsweats & T-Cells (which employs HIV-positive people and gives them work skills and experience) and has raised two young, homeless boys as his own sons.
Kari Farmer-Coffman: Motherhood and HIV -- A Blog Entry by Robert Breining (December 7, 2012)
"Kari was diagnosed with HIV on Nov. 4, 2010 and two days later was diagnosed with AIDS. She was told to make plans for her daughter and her funeral. Kari was not ready to quit. Two years later, she is still fighting and making a difference in the community."
Jeff Allen: Positive Champions -- A Blog Entry by Robert Breining (November 11, 2012)
"People did not want to get tested in areas known to treat or counsel HIV-positive people for fear of being associated with having the disease or being gay. So, Jeff created the Positive Champions Speakers Bureau to deal with fear and stigma."
$2,064 of Awesome; and Why Flaming Red? A Blog Entry by Aless Piper (October 23, 2012)
"I am so proud of, and grateful for, my teammates without whom none of this would have been possible. I could not have picked better people to be on my team, and of course, to walk with, and I hope they'll join me again next year."
Rebecca Denison: Founder of WORLD -- A Blog Entry by Robert Breining (October 16, 2012)
"In 1990, a month before she was scheduled to begin law school, Rebecca was diagnosed with HIV. In 1991, with support from her husband Daniel, Rebecca started the WORLD newsletter in her living room. ... In 1995, Rebecca and Daniel decided to become parents, and in March 1996 their twin girls, Sophia and Sarah, were born, both HIV-free."
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