It's a historic moment for HIV activism, and an opportunity to defeat stigma of those living with the virus once and for all. A person living with HIV with a sustained suppressed viral load poses no risk of transmitting HIV." — Jesse Milan, Jr., President & CEO, AIDS United, March, 2017 We’re fun! There’s an alarming population of people who distrust medicine thanks to social and cultural factors — many gay men among them.I’m coming up on my five-year anniversary with HIV. Medicine isn’t perfect and big pharma is real, but all the rallying, organizing, research, and billions of dollars poured into a virus that hit us suddenly and brutally have accomplished something extraordinary: we are on the cusp of an AIDS-free world.Dating people different from you makes you better — in all cases. That cute dude on your hookup app sending you woofs and hole pics is poz.In all likelihood, you don’t know who around you is HIV-positive until they say so, or until you see that little “ /u” (or some variation of that) on their Grindr profile (“ /u” translates to “positive and undetectable”), or until you see them categorized as “Poz” on Scruff.
We’re getting frequent tests — it’s part of our health regimen. When I do, I do a full-range test for a list of sexually transmitted infections. There are guys who assume they’re HIV-negative who don’t get STI tests often, and then there are HIV-positive guys who do.
If he takes his meds successfully, he’ll be undetectable. And he’ll be living with HIV — not a predator, not a sex fiend, just someone who had a fun night.
It’s hard to even call it a “mistake,” since it’s one every sexually active person makes at some point.
It was shown that viral load of the HIV partner was a... The Washington Post on Tuesday examined online dating services designed specifically for people with sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, hepatitis B, human papillomavirus and herpes.
The Web sites -- such as Read more » ...across the country have straight and gay support or social groups.