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Crossing the HIV Threshold Img

Crossing the HIV Threshold

When it comes to crossing thresholds, whether physical or psychological, everything changes and there is no turning back, especially on one's HIV journey.

Your HIV Isn't Just About You Img

Your HIV Isn't Just About You

Sure, you can get pretty insular and selfish right after a diagnosis -- heck, it's expected. But, sometimes, thinking about how a diagnosis affects those around you is important as well.

Back on the HIV Juice, and More Updates From Texas: A Blog Entry by Brooke Davidoff Img

Back on the HIV Juice, and More Updates From Texas: A Blog Entry by Brooke Davidoff

Blogger Brooke Davidoff has a new doc, is back on HIV meds and is settling with her family into a new home; she shares updates from their first round of holidays in the Lone Star State.

Coming Together to Share Stories of Losing a Parent to HIV/AIDS Img

Coming Together to Share Stories of Losing a Parent to HIV/AIDS

The Recollectors was created so individuals who lost a parent to AIDS could share their experiences with one another. Recently, members came together in person to tell their stories.

Clearing the Air After an HIV Diagnosis Img

Clearing the Air After an HIV Diagnosis

After an HIV diagnosis brought up old secrets, Helen learned to be more open, honest and healthy.

The Mental Challenge of Taking My First HIV Med Img

The Mental Challenge of Taking My First HIV Med

"For me, my first pills were psychologically challenging. I did not believe that these pills would save me, but that they would damage me. This is primarily due to the fact that I am somewhat against taking prescription drugs when at all possible."...

Raising 7 Kids While HIV Positive, and Why It Takes a Village Img

Raising 7 Kids While HIV Positive, and Why It Takes a Village

Whitney Kyle always wanted to be a father. Now, 7 kids later, he shares his advice for being a dad while successfully living with HIV.

Fatherhood First, Then Coming Out as Gay and HIV Positive Img

Fatherhood First, Then Coming Out as Gay and HIV Positive

Paul Constantino came out in the early '80s, when HIV did not yet have a name. He has since navigated coming out to his children as a gay man, and coming out to his children as HIV positive. He's even come out as gay to his 13-year-old granddaughter!...

Going for Fatherhood After an HIV Diagnosis Brings Doubt Img

Going for Fatherhood After an HIV Diagnosis Brings Doubt

Justin B. Terry-Smith thought an HIV diagnosis meant he couldn't be a father, but he discovered that determination could bring him anywhere he wanted.

A Best Friends' Pact Leads to a New Life for One HIV-Positive Dad Img

A Best Friends' Pact Leads to a New Life for One HIV-Positive Dad

Steven Brandt says his 6-year-old son, Jerryd, made him change his life and grow up fast -- in the best way.