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Disclosing Your HIV Status

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Features

How to Make Sure Your HIV Status Doesn't Define You in the Workplace

These tips can help you make decisions about disclosure, taking care of your health, and protecting yourself from discrimination.

Toraje Heyward
Personal Stories

How I Contracted HIV Is None of Your Damn Business

Knowing your status, and having the current information on treatment and care, is everyone's business, Toraje Heyward writes.

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Personal Stories

HIV Positive People Are Part of Pride, Too!

As a gay man with HIV in South Africa, Wiseman T. Zondi writes, "I realized that to truly be free, I had to come out once again."

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Personal Stories

What Being Diagnosed With HIV During LGBTQ Pride Month Taught Me About Resilience

Christopher Kennedy tells his story of being diagnosed with HIV, fighting shame in the face of loved ones' confusion, and finding unexpected love.

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Q&A

My Friend Is Living With HIV. How Can I Help Them Stay Healthy?

Q: A friend of mine told me he had HIV. Is there anything I need to do, like when he comes to my home, so that he doesn't get sick?

Aaron Anderson with Claire Gasamagera and their son Calvin.
Personal Stories

I Found Love (and Love of Self) After HIV, and You Can Too

In his first time writing publicly about his HIV status, Aaron Anderson details how he learned to love after being diagnosed with HIV.

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Viewpoints

'POZ ROZ' Wants 'Pozitive' Vibes With New Digital Comedy

This refreshing series following an African-American millennial woman living with HIV avoids the sappy or sentimental.

Tim Hinkhouse
News

Worried About Disclosing Your HIV Status During the Holidays? Here's My Advice

Tim Hinkhouse provides his thoughts on telling others you are living with HIV and writes about how he told his mother.

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Telling Others You Have HIV

Learn more about how and when to share your HIV status with others.

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Employment Application

I have noticed in the last couple of few years that job applications have a page that asks if I have any one of about 20 disabilities. This list includes HIV. While I do have HIV, i do not feel comfortable answering this question truthfully. Though i...