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Safer Sex Post-SRS: A Brave New World, Indeed

Safer Sex Post-SRS: A Brave New World, Indeed This article is written to address questions about sexual safety after sex reassignment/realignment surgery (SRS). This is not because we assume everyone has or wants SRS, or that surgery is required in o...

By Laura Jones, M.H.S. for Positively Aware
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Personal Stories

Profiles in Courage: Keith Green

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Personal Bio HIV Diagnosis African-American Identity and HIV HIV, Health Care and Treatment Disclosure, Relationships and Sex Resolutions, Adventures and Wishes

Personal Bio

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By Laura Jones, M.H.S.
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Personal Stories

Profiles in Courage: Larry Bryant

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Personal Bio HIV Diagnosis African-American Identity and HIV HIV, Health Care and Treatment Disclosure, Relationships and Sex Resolutions, Adventures and Wishes

Personal Bio

Tell us a little about your life.

I live in ...

By Laura Jones, M.H.S.
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Sexually Transmitted Infections for HIV-Positive People: Signs and Symptoms

STDs (sexually transmitted disease) that cause ulcerations (sores on the skin, including on or inside the genitals, mouth, or rectum) can dramatically increase the risk of picking up HIV, due to the fact that ulcers and open sores provide an easy ent...

By Laura Jones, M.H.S. for Positively Aware
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Perinatal HIV Transmission and Birth Options for HIV-Positive Mothers

Many people are misinformed about the risks of perinatal HIV transmission, including many healthcare providers. Some people mistakenly believe that all babies born to HIV-positive women will be infected, or that HIV-positive women are too sick to hav...

By Laura Jones, M.H.S. for Positively Aware
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White Girls Don't Get AIDS

In 1998, the most common cause of AIDS among women was heterosexual exposure to HIV, followed by the use of injection drugs. A large percentage of women who became infected heterosexually did so through sexual contact with injection-drug users. For t...

By Laura Jones, M.H.S. for Positively Aware
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Douching Is Bad for You

For a lot of us, douching (rinsing out the vagina with water or a special solution) is a regular part of our lives as women. We may douche after our menstrual period, before or after sexual intercourse, or when we have a vaginal infection or that inf...

By Laura Jones, M.H.S. for Positively Aware