There’s Something You Should Know.

Before you have sex, let the person you want to have sex with know you're HIV positive. Use a condom when you have sex. Don't share needles if you shoot up. Always use a clean needle, regardless of your HIV status, or clean your needle before you share it with someone else. Should be pretty …

Thoughts on AIDSWatch 2016

Hearing the stories of those affected by HIV at the plenary session in Washington, D.C. Held yearly in Washington, DC, AIDSWatch is a caucus of citizens living with or affected by HIV, assembled to discuss with elected officials the issues impacting those with HIV/AIDS. With over 300 represented from 36 states, North Carolina had the …

Well, How Did I Get Here?

Often, the first question I’m asked when I disclose that I’m HIV positive is “Do you know who infected you?” or “How did you get it?” Every HIV positive person I've chatted with has a story of how they got here; it is a crucial part of our journey and identity.