Gay/Bi Men Hung Out to Dry in HIV Research? A Blog Entry by Bob Leahy (November 6, 2012)
"As a community we suffer tragically from 'group think,' believing everything we are told -- that HPTN 052 doesn't apply to us, that the semen of undetectable gay/bi men is dangerously loaded with virus (it hardly ever is), that condoms are the answer to everything. The result? Inertia."
The Dark Side of "Poz Envy": A Blog Entry by David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W. (September 13, 2012)
"I asked the negative members of the group how many included someone living with HIV in their close social circle. Few hands were raised. I've posed the same question to groups of positive men and got the same response. Is a subtle form of social serosorting taking place?"
The Stupid Question: "Are You Clean?" A Blog Entry by Mark S. King (June 21, 2012)
"Implying that I am somehow 'dirty' because I am HIV positive may not be the intention of the person asking the question. ... To place one's trust in this answer, and to base your sexual behavior on it, is precisely how people become infected with HIV."
Are You Surviving or Thriving With HIV? A Blog Entry by Robert Breining (August 23, 2011)
"This isn't borrowed time, it is your time. Your time to live your life. Being HIV+ doesn't limit your life more than anyone else's in the amount of time. The difference is you are now aware of your health and you can do something about it. It is not time to think about death, it is time to live."
My Christmas Proposal: A Blog Entry by Robert Breining (December 31, 2010)
"When the doctor first told me I was HIV+ I remember thinking ... "Who would love me now that I am HIV+" ... As a gay boy growing up I never thought marriage could happen to me. ... I am so excited to say that I am engaged."
Disturbing New Information on MSM and HIV: A Blog Entry by Gary Bell (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 is that AIDS is a "gay disease." ... However, a startling new report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) may add additional fuel to that myth.
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