• Living with HIV and Dating…Positives versus Negatives?

    Living with HIV and Dating…Positives versus Negatives?

    February is the month to celebrate Love and the perfect opportunity to celebrate. Especially with Mr. Right, your hun, etc. or have fun with Mr. Right Now. It’s been actually 3 years since I been single and been content, not bitter at all, just content and in peace where I am right now. There been issues related to relationships and […]

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  • Living with HIV and Aging, two decades and beyond!

    Living with HIV and Aging, two decades and beyond!

    It was October of 1993 when I was diagnosed HIV positive. Then I was told that I probably would have two years to live at the most. In 1993 there was not treatment  available yet and the only option that was given to us newly diagnosed was AZT!  Yes, with exclamation point! – It was one of those only options […]

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  • Keeping Up With My Meds

    Keeping Up With My Meds

    Hello friends from our GLBTQ Latin@ Community! I want to let you know about HIV medication and my personal experience with adherence. Since the time of my diagnosis in 1993, I began HIV antiretroviral treatment medication. During those years there were not many choices other than the experiments with AZT. This medication was given to anyone that had being diagnosed HIV […]

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  • Making AIDS a Disease of the Past

    Making AIDS a Disease of the Past

    Hello friends from our GLBTQ Latino Community! Let’s talk about HIV vaccines. It was June 1981 when the Centers for Disease control and Prevention (CDC) reported that “five homosexuals in Los Angeles had developed a rare form of pneumonia.” These were the first documented cases of what we now know as AIDS. Since that time, more than 65 million people […]

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  • Some Times…

    Some Times…

    Sometimes I look to my past and think of how much I have experienced in the last few years while living with HIV. I do feel that I have learned a lot from it. I struggle not to look at the negative side of it because; fortunately I do receive many good things everyday. Sometimes I forget that I am […]

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  • National HIV Testing Day: A Testimonio

    National HIV Testing Day: A Testimonio

    Today is National HIV Testing Day It is important that you understand how important is to know your HIV status. I didn’t have that chance before my HIV positive diagnosis in 1993. It is not easy to live with HIV. You don’t have to change much, just have to carefully make your choices when it comes to sex, after all […]

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