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10 Keys to Living Well With HIV

For many of us, managing HIV is not just about survival; it’s about living well. But what does “living well” actually mean, and what steps can you take to maximize your health and happiness if you’re HIV positive?

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Personal Stories

How to Empower Yourself While a Hospital Patient

Being admitted to a hospital can be an overwhelming time. But you deserve the best care, especially in an emergency -- here's how you can make sure that happens.

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Features

Love or Hate Valentine’s Day, Find Out How Others Enjoy It (Or Get Through It)

The HIV community spills the tea on how they spend The Big V.D.!

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Personal Stories

When Using Dating Apps, Disclosing My HIV Status Is Earned, Not Your Right to Know

“Revealing every nuance about my health with someone who doesn’t know my favorite color feels rash,” Juan Michael Porter II writes.

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Feeling Fulfilled While Living With HIV During the Holiday Season

The holiday season can be a pain for anyone, but especially when you're living with HIV. With these tips, there's no need to dread what the stress of the holiday season can do to your body.

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San Francisco's Meth Task Force Could Protect Progress in HIV Reduction

San Francisco is seeing a rise in ER visits and overdose deaths due to crystal meth use, particularly among African Americans, Latinx, the homeless, and other vulnerable groups.

L to R: Charles Shazor, London Shazor, Gavin Shazor, Aaron Anderson Jr.; Claire Gasamagera, Calvin Anderson, and Aaron Anderson Sr.
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Providing Daycare at HIV Conferences Helps More Parents Attend

This past September, the United States Conference on AIDS included childcare services for the first time. And this is how it should be at all HIV conferences, Aaron Anderson writes.

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Queer Artists of Color Seek to 'Transform' Narrative About HIV in Atlanta With BeltLine Mural

In a neighborhood hit hard by HIV, the work of five artists celebrates queer people of color thriving with the virus.

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Into Anal? Find Planning Meals Around Sex a Hassle? Here's How to Get Ready in 15 Minutes.

There are ways to prep for bottoming that don't require starving yourself in advance or stocking up on anti-diarrhea meds.

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9 Sex Tips for People Not on HIV Treatment

Not on HIV meds? Sex and wellness writer Alex Cheves shares helpful risk reduction hints to keep yourself and your sex partners safe and healthy.