Avoiding Tired Old AIDS Queen Syndrome (June 25, 2013)
"I confess that I wince a little bit when those bright-eyed, self-assured bloggers advise everyone not to worry because it's all manageable now, the drugs are better and everyone with HIV is going to live an average lifespan. Surely it will be better for their generation. ... I just can't forget that it's been pretty devastating for mine."
From Any Major Dude Will Tell You
The Stigma of It All: A Blog Entry by Lynda Arnold (June 19, 2013)
"I chose to go public with my seroconversion story in the hopes that by doing so I would help someone else along the way, and that my story would not be repeated. What I found in my going public was a huge, monstrous sense of inequality."
Tell All: Fresh Thoughts on Disclosure -- A Blog Entry by Bob Leahy (February 15, 2013)
Bob slams the current emphasis on nondisclosure in the HIV community and says it's time to challenge stigma, reduce new infections and help end the epidemic by encouraging and aiding more people to disclose their status to the world.
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