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PrEP for Latinx Communities

PrEP for Latinx Communities

"For PrEP to be fully realized in the Latinx community we can't just translate English language resources into Spanish and call it a day," Ken Almanza writes. "We must reframe the entire conversation to address real barriers many Latinx people face."...

My Depression, Trauma, HIV and Getting Help: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia Img

My Depression, Trauma, HIV and Getting Help: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

"After participating in the Greater than AIDS campaign, I had an aha moment and even though I went down and broke down this helped me to ask for help!" Maria says.

This Message Is for All HIV-Negative People: A Video Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia Img

This Message Is for All HIV-Negative People: A Video Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

With his disclosure that he is living with HIV, Charlie Sheen brought back the passion in Maria Meija, helping her realize how much ignorance and stigma continues.

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Ricardo Gamboa Discusses How to "Play Smart"

Artist and activist Richard Gamboa discusses what HIV prevention means to him, and how "solidarity" is really a way of "running the same risks."

Like a Bird on a Perch: A Blog Entry by Enrique Franco Img

Like a Bird on a Perch: A Blog Entry by Enrique Franco

"I remember sitting there and asking myself why and HOW did I let this happen to me? But then I shifted to thinking OK, this is MY life. I gotta start taking control of this all."

When Everything Seems to Be Failing: A Blog Entry by Enrique Franco Img

When Everything Seems to Be Failing: A Blog Entry by Enrique Franco

"Having and living with HIV is simplistic and warming compared to all of the other crap that seems to be surrounding our lives. "

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After the Storms, a Rainbow Will Come

After all the trials and storms, always believe that a rainbow will come. Never feel bad for the things you go through, these are the times and things that makes us strong and evolve spiritually. It is ok to feel frustrated, angry and even hopeless, ...

I Have HIV and I Am Human: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia Img

I Have HIV and I Am Human: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

"I am just a person that fights against stigma and educates everyone! But at the end of the day, I have HIV and I am HUMAN."

An HIV-Positive Gay Man Getting Married Reflects on Marriage Equality Img

An HIV-Positive Gay Man Getting Married Reflects on Marriage Equality

Having seen the toll the HIV epidemic has taken on many couples, Daniel Leyva decided to write a blog that detailed exactly why marriage equality is a big deal for those living with HIV.

Life's Ups and Downs: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia Img

Life's Ups and Downs: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

"The older I am getting, the wiser and more patient I am becoming. One thing I do know is: Nothing lasts forever -- good or bad things -- so live the moment. And if you feel sad, look for someone to talk to -- a friend, counselor, significant other. ...