Quietly Watching: On Living With HIV as a Heterosexual Man (February 3, 2014)
"I do resent the pressure to come out, become an advocate for the poz folks and let the chips fall where they may. ... At this point in my life I simply have too much to lose to be totally open."
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.
Disclosing Your Status (Video) (Posted: August 2012)
"Deciding whether or not to self-disclose one's HIV status is a huge decision that can be quite scary. In this video I talk about the best practices for doing this."
Latest Lab Results and Viewer Responses (Posted: August 2012)
"HIV Day 162! My latest viral load was 93 and my CD4 count was 708. Also I answer a few questions that viewers had for me: 1) telling others your status; 2) oral sex; 3) advice about being lonely."
You Have HIV, So What? (Video) (Posted: August 2012)
"A video in response to a letter that a viewer sent me concerning a crush that he has on someone. Don't let HIV control your life, control HIV. Real love goes beyond HIV."
A Candid Conversation About How I Am Feeling (Posted: August 2012)
"No lights, no mics just me and my video recorder talking about how I feel -- side effects, disclosure issues and all the steps of adjusting to HIV."
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