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Alexander Smith: Bless Your Virus -- A Blog Entry by Robert Breining Img

Alexander Smith: Bless Your Virus -- A Blog Entry by Robert Breining

Activist Alexander Smith started the Bless Your Virus campaign, whose mission is to deconstruct shame and stigma, spread compassion, courage and kindness, and teach others to be mindful as they learn to navigate their fear. He speaks with POZ I AM Ra...

Josh Kruger Shares His Story: A Blog Entry by Robert Breining Img
Viewpoints

Josh Kruger Shares His Story: A Blog Entry by Robert Breining

Philadelphian Josh Kruger was diganosed with HIV in his 20s. He writes extensively about issues including HIV/AIDS, LGBT politics, gay culture, bathhouses, substance use and personal ethics. Robert Breining recently interviewed him for his radio show...

Ken Warnock: "Don't Ask, Don't Tell": A Blog Entry by Robert Breining Img
Military Personnel

Ken Warnock: "Don't Ask, Don't Tell": A Blog Entry by Robert Breining

On Sunday December 16th Ken Warnock shared his story on the POZ I AM Radio Show. Ken Warnock served three years in the Navy prior to being discharged for being gay before "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" was even enacted. As a Navy Hospital corpsman, he was i...

Jason Villalobos: Greater Than AIDS: A Blog Entry by Robert Breining Img
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Jason Villalobos: Greater Than AIDS: A Blog Entry by Robert Breining

On Sunday December 9th Jason Villalobos shared his story on the POZ I AM Radio Show. Jason Villalobos is an HIV/AIDS activist and national spokesperson for the Greater Than AIDS Campaign. Diagnosed with AIDS some 8 years ago, he has since dedicated h...

James Breinig: The Power of Sharing Stories: A Blog Entry by Robert Breining Img
Personal Stories

James Breinig: The Power of Sharing Stories: A Blog Entry by Robert Breining

On Sunday December 30th James Breinig shared his story for the first time on POZ I AM Radio. James Breinig lives in southern NJ. James is 29 years old and on November 2, 2010 He thought his life was over. He tested positive for HIV at the Washington ...

Jason King: AIDS Healthcare Foundation: A Blog Entry by Robert Breining Img
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Jason King: AIDS Healthcare Foundation: A Blog Entry by Robert Breining

On January 6th at 9pm EST Jason King shared his story and spoke about AIDS Healthcare Foundation. Jason King, a transplant from Los Angeles, California, lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with his partner. He started working for AIDS Healthcare Founda...

Philip and Justin B. Terry-Smith: Positive Parents -- A Blog Entry by Robert Breining Img
Personal Stories

Philip and Justin B. Terry-Smith: Positive Parents -- A Blog Entry by Robert Breining

On Sunday, Dec. 2 at 9 p.m. EST, Philip and Justin B. Terry-Smith shared about the love they have for each other and what it is like to be parents.

Justin B. Terry-Smith, 32, has been an HIV and gay civil rights activist in the Washington, D.C., are...

Kari Farmer-Coffman: Motherhood and HIV -- A Blog Entry by Robert Breining Img
Personal Stories

Kari Farmer-Coffman: Motherhood and HIV -- A Blog Entry by Robert Breining

On Sunday, Nov. 25th at 9 p.m., Kari Farmer-Coffman shared her story. Kari lives near Fort Smith, Arkansas. She is the mother of a beautiful daughter. Kari was diagnosed with HIV on Nov. 4, 2010 and two days later was diagnosed with AIDS. She was tol...

Kathleen Gerus-Darbison: Stitches Doll Project -- A Blog Entry by Robert Breining Img
Personal Stories

Kathleen Gerus-Darbison: Stitches Doll Project -- A Blog Entry by Robert Breining

Last week, Kathleen Gerus-Darbison shared her story and all about the Stitches Doll Project on the POZ I AM Radio show.

Kathleen is currently an adjunct professor in sociology at Oakland Community College in Auburn Hills, Michigan and Macomb Communi...

Jeff Allen: Positive Champions -- A Blog Entry by Robert Breining Img
Personal Stories

Jeff Allen: Positive Champions -- A Blog Entry by Robert Breining

On Sunday, Nov. 11 at 9 p.m. EST we spoke with activist Jeff Allen on the POZ I AM Radio Show. Jeff Allen tested positive in 1985. He was a drug addict using heroin and cocaine and was reckless in his behavior. Jeff was homeless and living in his car...