Tag "HIV Positive"

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Eez Positive I Positive! I No Kill Person! (Episode 2)

My uncle, Mother’s younger brother, visited. It was a weekend in December. Frankly, I could have done without his presence. I was having enough trouble with Mother and my sister

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Eez Positive I Positive! I No Kill Person!

April 2017 It was hard returning home, especially after the craziness that had characterized the last few weeks. It was a hard decision, yet a necessary one. And I knew

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“You have HIV. HIV does not have You.” Activist Morris Singletary is using his story of seroconversion sto help Black Gay Men deal with HIV

Originally published on Queerty   If there’s a person qualified to talk about the personal impact of an HIV diagnosis, it’s Atlanta’s Morris A. Singletary. When he was diagnosed in

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That Zikoko Story About How HIV Changed His Sex Life

Originally published on Zikoko   The following is an interactive session between the interviewer and a 31-year-old queer man living with HIV. He opens up about how sex, relationship and

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THE WAR OF MY MIND OVER BODY

This is going to sound really weird. Especially coming from someone like me. It’s something I’ve spent the past several days trying to understand and failing at it. Which is

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THE LIFE I DIDN’T SEE COMING

EDITOR’S NOTE: I am posting this today to commemorate World AIDS Day, which is on this day, December 1. It is the story of life after a certain death, and

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Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness Reveals That He Is HIV-Positive

Jonathan Van Ness, the star of Queer Eye, revealed that he is a survivor of sexual abuse, has battled substance abuse, and is HIV-positive in an interview with the New

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DAYS OF OUR LIVES

LIFE I must belong to a lesser category of queers that self-discovered quite early. Even though I was born into a neighborhood that had a disproportionately higher number of girls

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“Love Conquers Hate.” The Part 2 Of Kenny Brandmuse’s Tell-All Interview

This interview continues from HERE. * Tell us about life as an HIV-Positive gay Nigerian. Even though HIV is not a badge of honor for anyone, it’s been listed as

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THE VALLEY OF SHADOW OF DEATH

Some people were born with a silver spoon, some others with a rubber spoon. Unfortunately, I came around the time when all the spoons were exhausted. All my years growing