As this CDC fact sheet explains, in some states, there are laws that require you to share your HIV status with your sex or injection partners. But sharing your status with anyone else is your choice.
Nina Martinez talks about how activists are winning the fight against HIV criminalization in her state.
Meet the South African Nurse Living With HIV Who Inadvertently Sparked a Global Anti-Stigma Movement
Angela Motsusi created the hashtag #NormalizingHIVChallenge on a whim—and watched it catch fire in a matter of days.
Successfully navigating through these stages during one’s HIV diagnosis requires information, communication, emotional support, guidance, and direction.
If you have questions about whether or not you should disclose someone’s status, the answer is don’t do it.
Black, queer, HIV-positive playwright Donja R. Love launches a new writing workshop.
“Because of my diagnosis and the struggle that I went through, coming to terms with it, I think it has made me a stronger person. I’ve actually accomplished things I never thought I would.”
De Vonté Williamson writes about his journey of self-love and self-acceptance.
“Grindr lets me tell guys right in my profile that I’m poz on meds and undetectable. Not only is that very convenient; it also, I believe, helps increase awareness, and helps normalize HIV-positive status.”
Columbus is Ohio’s largest city—and home to the state’s largest number of people living with HIV.