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VAVA VOOM: Visual AIDS Hosts Vanguard Award Honors

The 13th annual Visual AIDS Vanguard Awards (VAVA VOOM) gala honored the careers and achievements of artists and community members who through their work, talent, and dedication strengthen the cultural history of art, AIDS, and activism in our commun...

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Skills for Conquering Loneliness and Protecting Your Health When Living With HIV

For persons living with HIV isolation and loneliness can be catastrophic, says David Fawcett Ph.D., LCSW. A number of interventions are being investigated to impact loneliness and its consequences.

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My HIV Diagnosis Helped Me Find My Life Passion

Diagnosed with HIV 16 years after a blood transfusion, Derek Canas used music as an escape and found a new life advocating from the DJ booth.

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Eight HIV-Positive Folks Talk (Anonymously) About Why They Stay in the HIV Closet

Disclosing one’s HIV status in the workplace or in traditional and social media can have its pros and cons. It can make us feel freer and more empowered and help reduce societal HIV stigma – but in many places, it can still put us at risk for discrimina...

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The Impact of Sexual Health on Your Mind, Body, and Spirit

Everyone's definition of sexual health is personal, but there are a few universal tips anyone can practice.

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Youth in Motion: Thomas Davis Uses Dance to Combat HIV Stigma and Create Community

Thomas Davis has been living with HIV since 2013 and he has turned dance into a platform for self expression, motivation, and to end HIV stigma.

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Maternal HIV status on child's medical record

2 years ago I gave birth to healthy twin boys. They don't have HIV, but on their health records if says maternity hiv as a preexisting condition. We are now in the process of applying to preschool for my sons and on their physicals they each have mat...

Doctor sharing advice.
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HIV Doctors' Advice on Staying Healthy While Living With HIV

We asked some of the most experienced, well-respected HIV physicians in the U.S.: Apart from taking HIV medications, what’s the most important piece of advice you have for people living with HIV on staying healthy?

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Dental hygienist with HIV

Hello, I am hygienist in Virginia and I did the Oraquick test. It was positive. I am afraid to see my physician for a final result. I dont want to give up my job because I will need the money to pay for my medications. I searched all data base on the...

Edgar Ramirez as Versace
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Inside 'The Assassination of Gianni Versace's' Story of High Fashion, Homicide and HIV

What does the new series on Versace's murder and the disclosure that he was HIV positive tell us about HIV stigma today?