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Charlie Sheen's Disclosure Confirms HIV Isn't Just a Black and Gay Issue: A Video Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith Img

Charlie Sheen's Disclosure Confirms HIV Isn't Just a Black and Gay Issue: A Video Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith

"This story proves that HIV is not a gay or black issue. HIV is a global public health issue," Terry-Smith says. "By disclosing on his own I hope this gives him empowerment and inspiration to help others in the future with their HIV diagnosis."

Stop Shaming HIV Treatment Fatigue and Detectability Img

Stop Shaming HIV Treatment Fatigue and Detectability

"What I can say with certainty is that no amount of shaming pushed me to resume ART," explains Francisco Luis White. "Instead, I resumed due to a care team with a holistic approach that treated me as a whole person."

After My HIV Disclosure, Reality Show Says I No Longer Fit the Criteria: A Video Blog by Eric Trujillo Img

After My HIV Disclosure, Reality Show Says I No Longer Fit the Criteria: A Video Blog by Eric Trujillo

What's it like to go through months of calls and emails to get on a reality show -- and then find out you "no longer fit the criteria" after revealing your HIV status? Eric Trujillo speaks out.

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Disclosure is a Big Part of Dating While Positive

Disclosure, in itself, can cause an abundance of mental trauma if one isn't emotionally prepared for the consequences of disclosing to a potential partner.

I Have HIV, but I'm Not HIV Positive Part 2: A Blog Entry by Brian Ledford Img

I Have HIV, but I'm Not HIV Positive Part 2: A Blog Entry by Brian Ledford

After an initial blog post about how he didn't like the term "HIV positive," Brian Ledford continues thinking about why that blog post resonated and why the term rubs him the wrong way.

HIV Status Disclosure and Ripping the Band-Aid Off Quickly Img

HIV Status Disclosure and Ripping the Band-Aid Off Quickly

Disclosure is always a tricky ocean to navigate: When to do it? Is it necessary? What if you're not asked? David Duran shares his thoughts and a true life story.

It Doesn't Matter How I Got HIV Img

It Doesn't Matter How I Got HIV

Asking someone how they got HIV is not only a bad move, it doesn't let them tell their own story. David Duran talks about this problem.

Disclosure, HIV and Me: A Blog Entry by Brooke Davidoff Img

Disclosure, HIV and Me: A Blog Entry by Brooke Davidoff

Did Brooke and her family get their dream rental, even with their past eviction and her openness about her HIV status? Read on to find out.

Disclosing Your HIV Status Abroad: A Dilemma for People Living With HIV Img

Disclosing Your HIV Status Abroad: A Dilemma for People Living With HIV

When the doctor asked me if there was anything she should know about my medical history, I was reluctant for a moment, but then quickly blurted out, "I'm HIV positive." Having been recently diagnosed, but healthy and on medications, I felt it appropr...

On Guilt and Shame: A Blog Entry by Ben B. Img

On Guilt and Shame: A Blog Entry by Ben B.

"When I say my diagnosis late last year was the greatest anticlimax of my life, it's mainly due to all those calories expended on the 'but I don't have AIDS' shtick I had to do in my youth."