Peer Support, Protecting my Partner, Safer Sex

What to do when your partner tells you they’re living with HIV

It’s never easy to learn your partner is living with HIV. You fear what’ll happen to them — but you also worry what’ll happen to you. The first thing to remember is your partner had […]

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 […]

Alcohol, Drugs & HIV, Peer Support, Sexual Identity

Tips for transitioning out of sex work (if you want to)

Sex work is nothing to be ashamed of, as anybody who is truly sex positive will tell you. Whether you’re an escort or a porn performer, you have a job to do. It can be […]

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How to make the best guacamole

There’s nothing like having a fresh bowl of homemade guacamole with some chips or on a sandwich! Here’s Jen’s world-famous guacamole recipe you can try at home! Ingredients: 3 avocados 1 tablespoon of minced onion […]

Living with HIV, Mental health, Peer Support

How to deal with toxic relationships

Learning to identify and deal with (or just avoid) toxic relationships is crucial if you are living a healthy, low-stress life with HIV. Healthy relationships give you the support, confidence, and companionship you need to […]

Living with HIV, Peer Support

Tips for managing HIV when you’re homeless

HIV can feel overwhelming enough sometimes even when you’ve got all the right support systems and stable living environment to back you up. So when you’re homeless, HIV can be more challenging to manage. But […]

Living with HIV, Mental health, Peer Support

How a positive mindset can change your life when you’re living with HIV

The thoughts that run through your head have a big impact on your life. Those thoughts can frame the way you feel about yourself and how you see and experience the world. Having a positive […]

Living with HIV, Peer Support

7 cheap Valentine’s Day date ideas

Who says Valentine’s Day needs to break your bank? Here are some cheap date ideas for you to plan a little something special for that special someone this Valentine’s Day.     Recent articles: 7 […]