Sexual Identity, Trans and HIV, Your Rights

How discrimination laws affect Ohio’s LGBTQ community

It’s legal for same-sex couples to get married. Cities in Ohio and across the country have banned discrimination against LGBTQ people. That must mean it’s all good, right? Don’t be so sure. While those are […]

Living with HIV

3 ways to continue your education and advance your career

HIV should never stand in the way of your goals, and that includes landing your dream job! For some careers, that may mean continuing your education — but college isn’t for everyone. Thankfully, it’s also […]

Sexual Identity, Trans and HIV

LGBTQ safe spaces and resources in Cleveland

You deserve to feel safe in your community. Lots of folks feel the same way. They’ve created safe spaces where LGBTQ people can be themselves and get a break from sneers, bullying, microaggressions, and bias. […]

Alcohol, Drugs & HIV, Getting Tested, HIV 101

How other countries are fighting HIV

We all have to work together to stop HIV. The cure could come from anywhere — a lab in Africa, a university in Europe, a clinic in Asia, or a pharmaceutical company in South America. All […]

Living with HIV

Free things you can to do outside in Cleveland this spring

Springtime’s coming to Cleveland! That means, longer, warmer days with trees and grass greening up. How about getting outdoors and enjoying some free stuff? It’s good for your health, scientists say. Getting outdoors: Reduces inflammation […]

Living with HIV, Tips for those living with AIDS

What you should know about your cancer risk if you’re living with HIV

HIV weakens the immune system — that’s HIV 101. What that means is that people living with HIV can get some diseases more easily than other people, especially if they are not in treatment. Some of […]

Living with HIV

What you need to know about aging with HIV

If you’re rocking your HIV treatments, you have something people living with HIV didn’t have 30 years ago: A chance to grow old. When the AIDS epidemic was spreading around the globe in the 1980s […]

Alcohol, Drugs & HIV, Peer Support

Tips to quit smoking

The scientists who study HIV say quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health besides taking your meds every day. Easy for them to say. They’re not the ones […]

Being Young and Positive, Living with HIV, Peer Support, Protecting my Partner, Safer Sex

What you need to know about syphilis

Syphilis is one of the oldest and most annoying STIs (sexually transmitted infections). Doctors have been fighting syphilis for ages. It’s been curable for half a century, but it still hasn’t gone away. A shot […]

Being Young and Positive, HIV 101, Living with HIV, Peer Support

The science behind U = U (Undetectable = Untransmittable)

“Undetectable = Untransmittable” isn’t something you keep to yourself. It’s something to shout from the rooftops! What does it mean? It means that scientists are certain that if your viral load is undetectable and has […]