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Nina Martinez

Meet the Woman Who Made Sure Voters with HIV in Georgia Got Registered to Vote

Nina Martinez talks about how activists are winning the fight against HIV criminalization in her state.

By Juan Michael Porter II
Angela Motsusi

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.

By Tim Murphy
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HIV and STI Disclosure When It’s Not Your Status to Share

If you have questions about whether or not you should disclose someone’s status, the answer is don’t do it.

By Juan Michael Porter II
Donja R. Love

This Playwright Is Helping People Living With HIV to ‘Write It Out!’

Black, queer, HIV-positive playwright Donja R. Love launches a new writing workshop.

By Juan Michael Porter II
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Survey Finds Alarming HIV Misinformation Among Young Adults

Despite advances in undetectable equals untransmittable (U=U) and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), this survey shows that lack of education drives lack of treatment adherence and HIV stigma.

By Sony Salzman
Tim Hinkhouse

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.

By Tim Hinkhouse
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Talking With Your Children About Your HIV Status or Your Children's Status

"Remember what you already know about your family: how your children learn new information, what your children may already know about HIV, and what feels most supportive to your family," the Well Project advises. "While there may not be an exact best...

By The Well Project
Tiffany Marrero

As a Woman With HIV, I Make My Sex Partners Sign a Disclosure Contract: Here's Why

"My contracts were created not out of my own preferences but birthed from ignorant prejudice, old-school rhetoric, and criminal laws that I've needed to navigate while living with HIV," Tiffany Marrero writes.

By Tiffany Marrero
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Would a Disclosure Contract With My Sex Partners Protect Me From HIV Criminalization?

TheBody's expert on HIV-related legal issues, Ronda Goldfein, explains how disclosure contracts are a way to try to reduce the risk of prosecution.

By JD Davids
Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, and Grindr: Frank Pasquale Talks About Big Data and HIV Disclosure Img

Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, and Grindr: Frank Pasquale Talks About Big Data and HIV Disclosure

Recent scandals involving social media platforms have raised a lot of questions about privacy and the unintended consequences for people with HIV.

By Kenyon Farrow