"With the opportunity before me to have a family, I've never been so open and proud to take on anything in my life," Charles Shazor Jr. writes.
"In my advocacy work, many of my close friends and mentees experience ostracism and uncertainty," Amber Broaden writes. "Especially people in or closely associated with the HIV/AIDS community."
"Disclosing with my son was kind of like I was backed into a corner, because he was about to find out from Google whether I was ready or not," Deon writes.
After too brief a visit with her OB/GYN where she wanted to discuss a few personal sexual health concerns and inquire about PrEP, Nikole left feeling frustrated, disappointed and uncared for.
"Today has been hard," says Abdul-Aliy A Muhammad, after the loss of a friend. "It is hard to love someone who's vulnerability piques yours and whose struggle reminds you of just how fragile we all are."
Devon Stoney writes about adopting a child, "I don't know where this journey will take me but I believe in facing fears head on and not cowering away from them."
"At my age today, I am not looking to become a statistic," Selma writes. "So as I go forward in life, I am looking forward to PrEP keeping me HIV negative."
An HIV advocate, grandmother, poet and patient of University of Virginia Ryan White Clinic talks about her experiences with the Positive Links smartphone app.
With seven years of experience in HIV research, prevention and care, specifically focused on black gay and bisexual men, PJ has become a nationally recognized leader among his peers.
Justin's HIV Journal Videos Showcased at the Brooklyn Museum Exhibit: A Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith
Justin B. Terry-Smith is proud to announce his video blog, "Justin's HIV Journal," will be a part of the upcoming "Compulsive Practice" exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum.