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 […]

HIV 101, Protecting my Partner, Safer Sex

Some of the ways you can’t get HIV

We’re sharing some of the ways you can’t get HIV! Want to learn more about how HIV is transmitted? We’ve got you covered: How do you get HIV?  Can I only have sex with other […]

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 […]

Newly Diagnosed, 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 […]

Protecting my Partner, Safer Sex, Women and HIV

Internal condoms: Why condoms aren’t just for tops anymore

An internal condom is designed specifically for use by the receptive partner. It can be used in the vagina or anus. It provides another option for preventing pregnancy and protecting against sexually transmitted diseases. Internal […]

Protecting my Partner, Safer Sex

How to use a condom

A condom isn’t complicated. You just unroll one over the penis before sex and take it back off when you’re done, right? OK, there’s more to it than that. There’s a little bit of technique […]

Living with HIV, Protecting my Partner, Safer Sex

Video: Three cheers for PrEP!

Reduce your risk of contracting HIV with PrEP. Pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) is approved for daily use to help prevent an HIV-negative person from getting HIV from a sexual or injection-drug-using partner who’s positive. Studies […]

Protecting my Partner

Video: How do I tell my partner I am living with HIV?

How do I tell my partner I’m living with? ❤️ Here’s some advice for starting that conversation in this video: Positive Peers is made possible through a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health […]

Living with HIV, Protecting my Partner, Safer Sex

Can I only have sex with other HIV-positive people?

Being HIV-positive doesn’t mean you can’t have sex. Once you know you have HIV, you know you don’t want to give it to somebody else. Yes, HIV is usually transmitted through sexual activity, so it’s […]