05: HIV Healthcare

Apply to be a 2017 National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD) Ambassador

  If you think people just like you — young, strong, and living with HIV — should have a greater voice in how things get done, here’s a chance to do something about it: apply […]

03: Getting Tested for HIV

Why should I get tested for HIV?

If HIV is in your blood, you can fight it.   If the virus is detected early enough and you stay on the meds your doctor prescribes, you can stay healthy and strong for decades. […]

16: Women and HIV

How HIV affects the ladies: Protect yourself

People who think HIV is a disease of gay men probably haven’t seen the facts on how many straight women are infected. More than 20 women become infected with HIV every day in the United […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV

Video: Take care of your CD4s and they’ll take care of you

Take care of your CD4’s and they’ll take care of you Meet your new best friend, the CD4 cell. 🔬 He helps keep you strong and healthy, 💪🏾 so it’s important that you take care […]

06: Talking to a Doctor

Video: Checking in at the clinic is just that easy

Checking in at the clinic is just that easy. Seriously. We know that making the decision to start treatment for HIV can be intimidating. 😟 😩 But don’t worry — Jen will show you what […]

07: Protecting my Partner, 09: Sex When Living with HIV, 16: Women and HIV

Can people living with HIV have kids?

Yes! Women with HIV can have babies, and men with HIV can get women pregnant. The biggest challenge is preventing a pregnant mom from passing HIV to her baby. Fortunately, modern anti-retroviral drugs can substantially […]

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

Video: Meet Josh from Positive Peers

Meet Josh. 😀 Josh is a clinical research coordinator at MetroHealth and one of the awesome people you’ll get to meet when you start HIV care.❤ Let’s take a peek inside his office! Positive Peers […]

01: Blogs With Audio Content

Video: Happy Holidays from Josh & Jen

Happy Holidays! Watch out, Jen! Positive Peers is made possible through a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration, HIV/AIDS Bureau Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) Grant to The […]

03: Getting Tested for HIV

I’m worried I was exposed to HIV — What should I do?

If you think you were exposed to HIV, try really hard to relax and focus on what to do next. It’s natural to worry, of course, but try to focus on facts instead of fears. […]

14: Sexual Identity

Gay? Straight? Bisexual? Understanding your sexuality

Every day, young men find themselves wanting another man and young women find themselves wanting another woman. After it’s happened to you a few times, you start wondering: Am I gay or straight? The good […]