01: Blogs With Audio Content, 02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV

Video: Get your walk on… with Jen!

Here in Cleveland, we’re getting a break from the winter gloom this weekend ☀️ — so get out there, walk it out, and soak up some sun while it lasts! 😎 Going on a walk […]

01: Blogs With Audio Content, 03: Getting Tested for HIV

Why is it important to know if you’ve got HIV?

Worrying about whether you’ve been infected with HIV can drive you nuts. All that stress is bad for your health.. There’s always a chance you’ll test negative and all your worrying was a waste. There […]

01: Blogs With Audio Content, 16: Women and HIV

I’ve just been diagnosed with HIV…and I’m pregnant

You can’t help worrying: What’s going to happen to my baby now that I have HIV? OK, so “pregnant with HIV” sounds like the worst thing in the world the first time you hear it. […]

01: Blogs With Audio Content, 06: Talking to a Doctor

Questions to ask the doctor during your first HIV visit

HIV doctors can diagnose an infection, prescribe anti-viral meds and explain how to fight back against the virus.     But they can’t read minds. If you’re unsure about anything about having to do with HIV, […]

18: Know Your Rights

How healthcare privacy laws protect you when you’re living with HIV

Your health information is your private property. Everything your doctor knows about you is valuable information that belongs to you, the same way your shoes or your clothes or your phone belong to you. People […]

11: Healthy Habits

Getting the right nutrition when you’re living with HIV: Eat this, not that

Eating right is essential to staying healthy if you’re living with HIV. That means knowing what to eat and what to avoid. You can’t go wrong eating lots of fruits and vegetables – the problem […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV

Busting stereotypes: HIV is not a “gay people” disease

Why is HIV considered a gay disease? Mostly because the virus spread quickly in urban gay communities during the early 1980s. People didn’t understand HIV back then and it made them afraid. And gay people […]

15: Trans and HIV

Hormone therapy & HIV

HIV is an important issue in the trans community because a substantial proportion of transgender people are living with HIV (about a third of transgender women are HIV positive, according to some estimates). Trans people […]

04: Newly Diagnosed / HIV 101, 17: Young and Positive

How to cope with HIV stigma

HIV stigma You can never tell how people will react when they find out you’ve been infected with HIV. Some people will show compassion and understanding. You’ll be amazed at how kind and decent they […]

08: Peer Support

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – February 7

What are you doing for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day? It’s on February 7 this year (that’s a Tuesday). It’s not one of those holidays where you get a day off work and the kids […]