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Sex Worker Lyle Muns on the Emancipation of People With HIV

"My time in Amsterdam for the 2018 International AIDS Conference has proven that this fascinating city is certainly more 'sex positive' than most," Mark S. King notes.

By Mark S. King

The Word Is in: U=U Is a Huge Success!

"I'm proud to be one of the many people living with HIV helping to promote the fact that undetectable truly means untransmittable," Kevin Maloney writes.

By Kevin Maloney

The Importance of Using Lube During Sex

"I totally understand the importance of enjoying sex," George Johnson writes. "But I also know it is even more important to make sure one is doing so safely -- and lube can play a major role in that process."

By George M. Johnson

How Do We Negotiate Condom Usage in the Age of PrEP?

"As with all sexual and health choices, it's my decision about my body," says Evan J. Peterson, who continues to use condoms after two years on PrEP. "That doesn't mean I judge you for your choice not to use them."

By Evan J. Peterson

Why I'm Part of the HIV Undetectable = Uninfectious Campaign: A Video Blog Entry by Josh Middleton

"As someone who is in a mixed-status relationship where treatment as prevention (TaSP) is our chosen form of protection, I felt it was important to participate in the Undetectable = Uninfectious project," Josh Middleton writes.

By Josh Middleton

In Tune With Safer Sex: HIV Prevention in Kink and BDSM Culture

It's sexual shame and stigma that can get in the way of safety -- not edgy sex and power play, says Dr. Tony Mills, a former International Mr. Leather and an HIV doctor who counts many kinksters among his patients.

By Heather Boerner

Having a Healthy Sex Life and Healthy Family

Watch five men living with HIV discuss what it means to have a healthy sex life -- and the possibility of having children. Plus, get providers' tips on care, disclosure and safer conception and birth control.


Having a Baby 'the Old-Fashioned Way' With HIV Treatment as Prevention

"After my husband disclosed his status to me, I did some research to find out what my risk would be if we had condomless sex," writes Caroline Watson. Using treatment as prevention (TasP) enabled them to have a healthy and HIV-free daughter.

By Caroline Watson for HIVE

Kinky Negotiations: No Questions Out of Bounds

One of the core concepts of the kink community is negotiation, which is a great skill for all sexual people to know. Learn more about the kink community from a three-decade-long HIV-positive kink community member.

By Race Bannon for BETA

HIV Positive for HIV Positive (or HIV Negative, Too)

After first seroconverting, for many reasons, Josh Kruger serosorted -- he only had sex with other positive guys. Since then, his attitude has changed.

By Josh Kruger