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"AIDS told me to crawl under a rock, today I am the rock."
"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.
"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."
"When they gave me the news, I was in shock, the word 'positive' was the last thing I was expecting."
"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.
Steven Williams writes about deciding the right time to tell his daughter about his HIV status and how he became HIV positive.
Stacey, a transgender woman, writes about her "complications" with post- and pre-exposure prophylaxis.
"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.
"Understand that you can find love and can live a long healthy lifestyle after being diagnosed HIV/AIDS," Rocquel McCray writes.
"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."