Christopher Kennedy tells his story of being diagnosed with HIV, fighting shame in the face of loved ones' confusion, and finding unexpected love.
In his first time writing publicly about his HIV status, Aaron Anderson details how he learned to love after being diagnosed with HIV.
"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.
"As people with HIV, we're always making and remaking this decision around disclosure."
Discussing disclosure without considering stigma and how criminalization weaponizes HIV status is like pulling leaves off a plant rather than truly uprooting it, writes Abdul-Aliy A Muhammad.