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Mixed-Status Couples

Tell and Kiss: Dating and Disclosure

The biggest and first hurdle you will encounter when you are positive and dating is how people will react when they find out the news. Disclosure can play itself out in a variety of ways. You can share your status before you meet your date in perso...

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La Vida con HIV

Diabetes, Resistencia a la Insulina y el VIH

La diabetes es la sexta causa de muerte en los Estados Unidos. Es una enfermedad crónica que se caracteriza por niveles altos persistentes de glucosa (azúcar) en la sangre. Se estima que el 6% del total de la población en los Estados Unidos ha sido d...

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Personal Stories

"By the Way, I'm Poz"

How do you tell someone that you are dating that you are HIV-positive? It's not an easy thing to do, by any standard. I've discovered that the longer one waits to disclose their status, the harder it becomes. No one wants to be judged on and discarde...

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Mixed-Status Couples

There's a Lid for Every Pot

Dear Readers,

Recently, my partner escorted me to a TV interview that I was giving about Body Positive. Before the interview began, David and I had a chance to talk with the host of the show whom we took to immediately. The host was witty, smart, an...

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Viewpoints

"Right Back Where We Started"

What would you do if the person that you've loved and cared for over the last 20 years miraculously emerged from their coma? Where do you begin to tell the story of what has happened in the world? That's the problem facing Anthony Cipporelli in Right...

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Viewpoints

"Bodysurfing"

Sea somersaulted with sky as Matt went upside down in Jack's strong arms. Matt's boyfriend loved to swing Matt head over heels. "Want to take a swim?" Jack teased, rocketing Matt's head down towards the foam that washed up to Jack's feet.

"No, thank...

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Organizing for Access: The Agua Buena Human Rights Association

The desperate need for antiretroviral medications in the countries of Africa has received a great deal of attention in the United States in recent months. Under pressure from activists, the Bush Administration last year announced a new $15 billion ...

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Cuba

AIDS and Human Rights in Cuba: A Personal Memoir

As the plane taking me to the Second Latin American AIDS Conference on HIV/AIDS was getting ready to land in Havana, Cuba on April 6, 2003, I was reading an article from the American Foundation for AIDS Research's AmFAR Treatment Insider by Anne-Ch...

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News

Latinos Living With HIV/AIDS in NYC

A question: Which U.S. city has more Latinos living with AIDS? Los Angeles, New York City, Miami, or San Juan?

New York City is the troubling answer to the question above. But even more troubling is that New York City is home to more Latinos with ...

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Choose HIV Drugs That Work for You

Ever hit a restaurant with a menu bigger than your apartment? You need food, but the choices are staggering. HIV drugs are similar. Current information empowers consumers to make "informed" choices when choosing HIV drugs.

Know Your Goal

HIV trea...