"If I am not compassionate for the man who is afraid of HIV, how can I expect compassion myself?" Matt Ebert writes.
"Treatment works, and many others, as well as myself, have been able to live a normal life with an undetectable viral load," Christina Carta writes. "For anyone wanting to know more about HIV and the reality of living and dealing with HIV, you can wa...
"I knew had a clinical understanding of HIV, but it wasn't until I moved to Atlanta that I started to learn about other HIV-related issues such as HIV criminalization, and how that's a form of stigma, and the role that race plays in HIV prevention an...
Blossom was denied admission to nursing school as an out trans woman. She's joined others to share stories in Empowered: Trans Women and HIV, saying that "HIV is not the end of the road. It should be just the beginning."
Alicia Diggs became celibate shortly after learning she had an undetectable viral load. She knows her risk of HIV transmission is negligible. But the ignorance and stigma she faces makes it not worth it. She's not alone.
If you're a young woman who has experienced hiring discrimination and a lack of resources, it would be easy to give up. Instead, Meghan Williams has turned her past experiences into a way to help others.
Seeking Clemency From an HIV Criminalization Sentence: When Has Time Been Served? A Blog Entry by Tim Hinkhouse
With over 30 years still left of his sentence for "attempted murder," Tim Hinkhouse wonders if medical advances in HIV treatment and his personal growth while in prison should make him eligible for clemency.
HIV activist Christian Hui is fighting HIV stigma so that others don't have to go through what he did.
"If my blogs help anyone practice safe sex even with someone they have been with for years then my story has had a purpose," writes Brooke Davidoff.
"The PARTNER study results showed me there are other people out there just like me," Amber writes. "It opened my eyes to how many people go through the fear of passing this disease to the one they love the most."