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What Happens When You Stop Fearing AIDS and Learn to Live with HIV

Originally published on intomore.com I first learned I was HIV positive in March of 2005. I was 30 years old, and the news gutted me. I can still remember the

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10 Myths About HIV That Need to Be Busted

You know what they say: a lie can travel halfway round the world while the truth is still lacing up its shoes. That’s certainly true for HIV, a virus that

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Growing Old With HIV And How To Cope With Aging

Paul Thorn, author of HIV Happy, talks about how to deal with those grey hairs you never thought you would have. * Time is the great equalizer. We are all

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The inspiring tweet of a HIV Positive Gay Man on his 50th birthday goes viral

A London-based HIV campaigner’s tweet about reaching his 50th birthday has prompted a big response on Twitter. The reason? When Matthew Hodson was first diagnosed positive almost 20 years ago,

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BLEEDING HEART

I saw him even before he saw me. He was an ugly man by every standard – short, scrawny and as black as charcoal. I had no interest in him

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HIV Self-Test Kits Are Met With Apprehension in Kenya

The Kenyan Ministry of Health has approved two types of HIV self-testing kits to be released in the country. The kits—one being an oral swab method, and the other a

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MY LIFE HAS JUST BEGUN

June 2015 We’d had no light or water in school for a couple of weeks, and students, being the mad dogs they were, went on rampage. That night, it was

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HEALTH CENTRE: To PrEP Or Not To PrEP

So the other day, I was seeing a serodiscordant couple when the issue of PrEP came up. Before I continue, allow me to clarify what PrEP and a serodiscordant couple

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Zero Means Zero

Prevention Access Campaign’s U=U:Undetectable= Untransmittable is a film that seeks to educate the public about what it means for an HIV-positive person to be undetectable, now that research has proven

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The Biggest Myths About HIV and AIDS Busted

Originally published on gaystarnews.com The myths around HIV and AIDS pose a huge danger to our health, and they spread as fast as the virus itself. Chances are you will