10: Side Effects & Complications

When does HIV weight loss begin? The truth: it doesn’t.

  A positive diagnosis comes with all sorts of uncertainty and anxiety. It's a private and personal matter. You might not want anyone in your business, and that's understandable! There's still a lot of misinformation […]

09: Sex When Living with HIV

Anal lubricant: A ‘Non-Friction’ Love Story

This topic is a fun one, so we’re going to *dive straight in.* But, as you’ll soon find out, that’s the exact opposite of what you should do! 😉 Lubricants, lubes… there are so friggin’ […]

11: Healthy Habits

The 7 Monkeypox Facts to Know

  We know the last thing you want to hear about is another "outbreak" of something. Thinking about more germs and viruses might feel annoying, even worrying. We totally get it! We've already talked about […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV

How to talk about HIV with your child

  As parents, we’ve all been there, trying to figure out how to tell our kids about the big things in life. You know — the birds 🦅 and the bees 🐝 , the meaning […]

10: Side Effects & Complications, 16: Women and HIV

Does HIV Cause Hair Loss?

  Does HIV cause hair loss? Hey, we don’t blame you for asking; those luscious locks deserve to be looked after! 🤩 But the truth is: for most people, what does cause hair loss is […]

05: HIV Healthcare, 08: Peer Support

Motivation for HIV patients to stay on HIV treatment

  Healthy living feels like work, am I right? 😓 That is true for most people, but when you have HIV it becomes necessary to exercise regularly 🚴🏾, eat right, and stay on antiretroviral therapy […]

04: Newly Diagnosed / HIV 101

My partner is HIV positive and I am negative

First of all, well done for getting tested. You’ve done the right thing, you superhero. 💪🏾 So many feelings If you’re feeling overwhelmed, you’re not alone. Fear, frustration and even hopelessness are all completely normal […]

08: Peer Support

Where are my HIV+ friends? HIV and loneliness.

Friendship is a wildly underrated medication. - Anna Deavere Smith Friendships are simply necessary. 💛 Friends provide more than just giving you a shoulder to cry on. 😘😢 They also positively impact your health. HIV+ […]

19: Key Health Partners

Timing of support is critical to patients’ HIV care plan

  Breaking the news of a life-changing diagnosis is one of the most difficult parts of a healthcare professional’s job. It’s a life-changing moment for any patient, with reactions ranging from fear to sadness to […]

19: Key Health Partners

The Importance of a Peer Support Network in HIV Care

The Importance of a Peer Support Network in HIV Care Navigating HIV doesn’t need to be a one-person operation. Living with HIV – be it a recent diagnosis or a decades-long journey – should include […]