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Personal Stories

Positive Parenting

Interviews with four HIV-positive parents about how they talk with their children about HIV.

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Personal Stories

You + ART

CATIE asks four HIV-positive people about their relationship with antiretroviral therapy: "Is it your BFF, your mother-in-law, your longest relationship?"

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Ask the Experts: Meno-POZ

What can HIV-positive women who are entering menopause expect? CATIE spoke with experts and a woman who has gone through the experience to find out.

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Personal Stories

What HIV-Positive Youth Want You to Know

Some were diagnosed, some during their youth, but they all have something to tell you about their experience.

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HIV Experts Discuss Inflammation and HIV

Some call it inflammation, some call it immune activation. No matter what you call it, it's chronic and needs to be addressed, according to these experts.

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Personal Stories

Chatting About the Road to Undetectable

Collectively, these four Canadians have been undetectable for over 23 years -- and they have stories to share.

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Personal Stories

Who Is Your AIDS Icon?

Louise Binder, 65

Toronto HIV+ Since 1994

Brian Farlinger was a lawyer who worked for the Canadian Bankers Association before he was diagnosed with HIV. He became a leader in the early HIV activist community and was one of the founders of AIDS Acti...

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Personal Stories

Four People With HIV Talk About Their Tats and All That

Robert MacLeod, 36

Halifax HIV+: 8 years Job: Medical lab technologist

How many tattoos do you have?

Hundreds.

Why so many?

This is a question I get asked a lot. Tattoos are my passion, my hobby, my obsession. I got each one for a different ...

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HIV-Positive Visual Artist Andrew McPhail

Visual artist Andrew McPhail thinks about his art "in terms of being a person with HIV and how if I didn't tell you I had HIV, you probably wouldn't know." In an interview with RonniLynn Pustil, McPhail discusses how he mixes tragedy, humor, burkas a...

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Coping

5 PHAs Show Off Their Pets

Mark Lipton, 43

Toronto HIV+: 17 years Dog: Bingo Falafel Lipton, 14 Breed: Rat terrier Nicknames: Bingus, Bakalaka, Mr. Handsome.

What made you decide to get a pet? I didn't. My ex-boyfriend came home one day in 1998 and said: "I got you a present...