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Road Cycling Saved My Life

"AIDS told me to crawl under a rock, today I am the rock."

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Personal Stories

Dating and Disclosure

"I tell myself that those who do not want to be a part of my life because of my status are not people I want in my life to begin with," Nestor Rogel writes.

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Taking Back My Power

"PrEP is about taking back my power," Paloma Cole writes. "With this awareness I want to make positive choices for myself and walk through whatever fear I have."

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Personal Stories

Love Is Not Defined by Your Status

"When they gave me the news, I was in shock, the word 'positive' was the last thing I was expecting."

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'I'm an HIV-Negative Female, Having Risky Sex With an HIV-Positive Male'

"I'm not riddled with anxiety and worry over whether or not I'll get HIV, because we both do our part to safely prevent that from happening," Tori writes.

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Disclosure and Stigma

Steven Williams writes about deciding the right time to tell his daughter about his HIV status and how he became HIV positive.

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The Struggle Is Real

Stacey, a transgender woman, writes about her "complications" with post- and pre-exposure prophylaxis.

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Never Give Up

"One of the few things I've learned in life is that if you stay positive and constantly ask the universe, eventually you do get what you want," Steven Williams writes.

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Rocquel and Lilieth

"Understand that you can find love and can live a long healthy lifestyle after being diagnosed HIV/AIDS," Rocquel McCray writes.

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Being a Black Queer Woman and Sex Education Advocate

"In my advocacy work, many of my close friends and mentees experience ostracism and uncertainty," Amber Broaden writes. "Especially people in or closely associated with the HIV/AIDS community."