Latest by Justin B. Terry-Smith

New HIV Prevention Pill: A Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith

According to the CDC (2014) Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is a way for people who do not have HIV to help prevent HIV infection by taking a pill every day. The pill contains two medicines that are also used, in combination with other medicines...

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Positive Parenting Moment -- A Son Surprises His Dad: A Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith

There are many things that I want to teach my son as he goes into adult hood. He is 17 years old and sorry to say for him that he has to grow up fast. He has to understand that when you're an adult that are thing that are expected of you. There is ...

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Foster Parent Memory -- A Boy and His Chores: A Video Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith

When a boy becomes one with his chores it's amazing the change you will see. My son was given a chore list to begin his chores every weekend. There were about 10 chores he could do on Saturday thru Sunday. When I was growing up I did just that. He ...

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On HIV and Aging: A Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith

There is one thing that we as humans have to face, and that is getting older. There isn't any Botox, moisturizer, or home remedy that will make you stop aging. I belong to the HAG: HIV Aging Group on Facebook, whose goal is to discuss all issues rela...

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Justin and Husband Phil Adopt Son: A Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith

"When I became HIV positive I thought to myself, “I will never have a child”. Every time I saw a child with their parent playing, walking hand in hand, giggling, just being a family it hurt, it hurt me to my soul."

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Justin B. Terry-Smith on Spill Da Tea With Shi Queeta Lee: A Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith

"When I found out that I was HIV positive, I was devastated. The first thought I thought was that I was not going to be able to have chilcren and that killed me."

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Logo TV Segment "HIV + Me" With Ongina Ryan: A Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith

This segment was done in 2010 on the Logo TV Network online. Ongina Ryan was on Season 1 of RuPaul's Drag Race. She hosted the show where she interviewed HIV positive gay men, including friend and activist Robert Breining. It was so fun I thought I...

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NBC Channel 4 World AIDS Day Report 2009: A Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith

Today I reminisced to when I started out as an AIDS activist. This was my first news interview and I couldn't believe I found it after all these years. I was actually looking back on some old photos of friends and ex-boyfriends that passed away. I ...

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Taking the OraQuick HIV In-Home Test: A Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith

"At first, when I learned of this test I was skeptical. But if it is going to benefit people I figured I'd try it myself, even though I already know I'm HIV positive."

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Who Infected Me With HIV? A Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith

Should I investigate further and find out who infected me? Or should I move on and live my life without that answer?

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