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 […]

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 […]

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

How I Knew I Had HIV: Stories by Real People Living with HIV

For the past couple of years, we've featured our friends in a series called Tales of Triumph. Each story shows brave people sharing how they knew they had HIV and their stories about finding inspiration, […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 04: Newly Diagnosed / HIV 101, 10: Side Effects & Complications, 11: Healthy Habits, 17: Young and Positive

Taking your meds every day

Taking your meds every day It can be hard to create a new habit — like taking your meds every day. Stick with it and use the Positive Peers app to give you daily reminders to […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 04: Newly Diagnosed / HIV 101

What to do when a friend or family member tells you they’re living with HIV

When a friend or family member is living with HIV, they need all the caring, respect, kindness, and understanding you can deliver. They may be carrying a secret they don’t want everybody to know about. […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 04: Newly Diagnosed / HIV 101

What you need to know about the latest HIV treatments and research

HIV is one tough, sneaky little virus. The good thing is the world’s smartest doctors, scientists, and drug companies are working to hunt down HIV in its tracks so it won’t hide in the body […]

03: Getting Tested for HIV, 04: Newly Diagnosed / HIV 101, 05: HIV Healthcare, 06: Talking to a Doctor

HIV lab tests: Understanding your CD4 and viral load results

Lab tests tell you and your doctor what’s happening to you at the cellular level, and the results can help your doctors know how best to treat you. For people living with HIV or other […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 04: Newly Diagnosed / HIV 101

How to deal with anxiety when you’re living with HIV

Dealing with HIV and anxiety starts with understanding what makes you anxious. It might be: Fear of the unknown Lack of control Shame about getting infected These are natural and common reactions — you got […]

04: Newly Diagnosed / HIV 101, 07: Protecting my Partner

How to tell your partner you have HIV

There’s no easy way to tell your partner you’re HIV positive. You just have to pick the way that you think is best. Some scenarios are a bit easier than others. Let’s say you meet […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 04: Newly Diagnosed / HIV 101, 18: Know Your Rights

Decriminalizing HIV: Undetectable = untransmittable

A lot of people who have HIV think it’s nothing to be ashamed of. And they’re totally right! HIV activists want everybody to understand that HIV stigma is BS. But as it stands right now, […]