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I Found Love (and Love of Self) After HIV, and You Can Too

In his first time writing publicly about his HIV status, Aaron Anderson details how he learned to love after being diagnosed with HIV.

By Aaron Anderson

The 21st Century Reproductive Revolution: The Fatherly Desires of HIV-Positive Men

"I would have loved to have been a dad someday, but then, I was diagnosed with HIV," is an all-too-common statement shared by men living with HIV, but times are changing, writes Josh Middleton.

By Josh Middleton

HIV Among Men in the United States

Fast FactsMen accounted for 76% of all adults and adolescents living with HIV infection at the end of 2010 in the United States.Men who have sex with men account for most new and existing HIV infections among men.By race/ethnicity, black men have the...

By Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Blessing of Desperation: My Journey to Reduce Stress After My HIV Diagnosis

"My message to you, this and every World AIDS Day, is please do your best to learn from our experiences so you are not doomed to repeat them," Reggie Smith writes. "If you have contracted HIV, change the things that you can to create as much of a str...

By Reggie Smith

Straight Up: Why the Heterosexual Story Matters -- A Blog Entry by Josh Middleton

"The truth of the matter is MSM are 44 times more likely to contract HIV than someone who is straight," Middleton writes. "With people like myself being on the 'bottom of the totem pole,' I wonder, do stories like mine matter?"

By Josh Middleton

Black Men and HIV: Talk About It!

"It's sad that we have to jump up and holler to be recognized 30 years into this epidemic," writes Corrie Franks about being a heterosexual man with HIV.

By Corrie Franks for AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Positive Singles Speak Out About Living With HIV

From learning to love themselves to facing HIV stigma to the different benefits of disclosure, Richard Cordova shares the views of fellow members of PositiveSingles.com.

By Richard Cordova III

Which Black Lives Matter? 2015 U.S. Conference on AIDS Informs, Inspires and Reminds: A Blog Entry by Reggie Smith

Blogger Reggie Smith decries the lack of focus on experiences of heterosexual black men at the U.S.'s largest HIV community meeting.

By Reggie Smith

In Search of the Invisible Man: Straight Men Living With HIV

No one wants to talk about HIV, and that's especially true for one group: straight men.

By Sophie Wertheimer for Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Heterosexuals Die Behind HIV Lies; They're More Volunteers Than Victims -- A Blog Entry by Reggie Smith

"The allure of sex is so strong, that most of us, no matter what we say publicly, will gamble with our lives for the chance to "lose our minds" for a little while."

By Reggie Smith