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Personal Stories

One Day, I Will Have a Baby

"My own fear and ignorance led me to believe that I wouldn't be able to be able to have children and that I was unworthy of love," Tony writes. "By educating myself about HIV, disclosing my status to trusted family members and friends and engaging wi...

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PrEP: Power and Strength

"I am happy that I started taking PrEP," Jessica Martinez writes. "Taking PrEP gave me the power and strength I never knew I had over my body."

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Personal Stories

Living With HIV, Having Kids and the Importance of Medication Adherence

"I want a second chance with a new child of my own who I can raise and love throughout his whole life," Shushan Bradley writes. "My doctor says it's OK, and I'm optimistic about what the future may bring."

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Fatherhood, Living With HIV

"It became almost natural to give my offspring a better life than I had, a life that I prayed and hoped for in my past," Trecory Jackson writes.

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Afraid and Hopeful

"I want to share my experience being offered PrEP, how I feel about it and why I haven't chosen to take it yet," Monet writes.

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Reborn

"The PARTNER study results showed me there are other people out there just like me," Amber writes. "It opened my eyes to how many people go through the fear of passing this disease to the one they love the most."

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Healthy Women, Babies and Families

Women living with HIV share their experiences with pregnancy. Providers at HIVE talk about women living with HIV having healthy babies.

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Dear FDA/ASRM: Allow Sperm Donation for Gay Men

It's been 33 years since the U.S. first banned sperm donation from men who have sex with men, citing fears of HIV transmission. Now advocates are circulating a petition to have the ban removed.

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Personal Stories

I'm Finally on PrEP, Now What?

"Truvada has provided me with peace of mind, and in some ways, a certain empowerment," Freya Luna writes. "I am responsible for my own health. I don't have to rely on my partner to make sure he takes his pills, or that the condom will not malfunction...

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'It Brings a Little Bit of Hope' (Video)

Cori Blum, M.D., asks Magic, a man living with HIV, if he wants to have a baby. They discuss TasP (treatment as prevention) and PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis).