12: Mental health, 14: Sexual Identity

Let’s Talk About (Horribly Harmful) Conversion Therapy

  If you are in any way involved in the LGBTQ+ community, you’ve probably heard of conversion therapy. It doesn't work, it costs the US billions of dollars every year, only harms to those that […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 05: HIV Healthcare

Routine viral load testing: Should you care?

If you’ve been on the Positive Peers app for a little bit, you’ve probably come across some information on viral load testing. For most, just the word ‘test’ is enough to bring up horrific classroom […]

03: Getting Tested for HIV, 04: Newly Diagnosed / HIV 101

HIV Stories: True Tales of Living With HIV

  The Tales of Triumph series is one of our favorite things to put together at Positive Peers. We sit down with real people and listen to their HIV stories, taking in the good and […]

05: HIV Healthcare, 06: Talking to a Doctor, 10: Side Effects & Complications

Cabenuva: An alternative for those struggling to take their meds?

  What if you didn’t have to take a daily pill? 💊 It’s normal to feel off about swallowing a pill. Maybe you’re in a mental space where you’re uncomfortable taking your meds. Maybe it […]

19: Key Health Partners

Cabenuva: Advocating for Patients with an HIV Specialty Pharmacy Program

1996 marked the year when “people stopped dying” from HIV due to newly available antiretroviral drugs. Since then, treatment is often as simple as one daily pill that can suppress the virus to undetectable levels. […]

09: Sex When Living with HIV

Why We Love to Have Sex in Winter

Every year, Mother Earth 🌎 clearly wants you to get down and dirty. She makes us slow down, turns down the temperature, sets some mood lighting… If the birds hadn’t migrated south, they’d probably be […]

08: Peer Support, 17: Young and Positive, 19: Key Health Partners

Building an effective HIV youth support group

  You might think that living with HIV affects everyone the same, regardless of how old you are. But at each stage of growth, there is a difference in the support needed. In this blog, […]

19: Key Health Partners, 20: Born with HIV

Advocating for Youth and Young Adults Born With HIV

  Breakthroughs in modern medicine have led to advancements in HIV care delivery, especially for those born with HIV. With today's medications, it's become increasingly rare for an HIV-positive person to give birth to an […]

11: Healthy Habits

HIV Mouth Sores: Time to Brush Up on Oral Care

  You know when you’re tired, stressed, and haven’t been eating well? Then, your immune system is like, “Cool! Here are a few mouth sores to add to the mix?” 😡 Well, for those living […]

04: Newly Diagnosed / HIV 101, 11: Healthy Habits

Can you get HIV from kissing?

  Can you get HIV from kissing? The answer is: NOPE. “Wait, seriously?” you might ask. “I can kiss anyone I want?” Well, consent is still a thing, but beyond that… yeah, pretty much! The […]