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Spreading Ignorance With Authority

Last night, as I was busy taking care of my sick baby, I got a tweet that made me want to cuss. At the time, however, my baby girl was the focus. No sooner than I dismissed it from my mind, my girl Dwana, responded to the woman and set her straight i...

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An Ex-Dissident/Denialist Letter to Me and the World: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

"Basically, I had a choice. To live with HIV medication -- antiretrovirals -- or to die. As, sadly, many of my friends have passed. In denial."

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Just*In Time: Deny, Deny, Deny -- A Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith

"What do denialists believe? First, they question whether or not HIV is the cause of AIDS. A lot of denialists do not think that HIV is a sexually transmitted disease. If they are positive, they do not take HIV medications."

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Can HIV-Positive People Have Babies? 7 Myths About Pregnancy and HIV/AIDS

If you thought the answer to the question in this headline was “No,” have we got news for you!

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Let's Talk About HIV (Video)

This video blog is part of the series "My HIV Journey: 13 Months of Videos Following My Diagnosis." Check out a full list of entries in the series.

Let's talk about some basic HIV information that everyone needs to know. Some myths, ways you can con...

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HIV Denialists, Discordant Dating and Ideas (Video)

This video blog is part of the series "My HIV Journey: 13 Months of Videos Following My Diagnosis." Check out a full list of entries in the series.

Just an update on my life. I am 153 days into my journey with HIV. In this video I discuss HIV denial...

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Blood, Sweat and Tears: An HIV Primer

Should a person who bites a cop and who has AIDS -- or who spits at a cop and who claims to have HIV -- face extra penalties because of his or her status?

Two recent court decisions may relate to this issue.

On Friday, the New York Court of Appeals...

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AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

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Why Are There so Many AIDS Myths?

When AIDS fi...

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Fear, Not Loathing and HIV

"As we wind down 2011 and look back at the year in HIV and everything we've published on TheBody.com, I want to reflect on what you haven't seen on our site," our general manager Aryeh Lebeau writes. "We take the liberty of screening article comments...

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"Does This Look Like AIDS?": A Blog Entry by Brandon Lacy Campos

"There are those moments in life when an individual opens up his mouth and something so far beyond ridiculous and inappropriate comes out that your first and immediate reaction is to start looking for hidden cameras," Brandon Lacy Campos writes. In t...