I think, when it comes to having sex, wearing condoms is going to always be the MOST effective method in reducing HIV because it’s literally a barrier blocking the fluids that transmit HIV from getting inside the body of another person. Like a wall that nothing can get through, usually.
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This year there are MANY things to be proud about! Yet we live in a world where day to day we are judged for who we are, who we love, what we’re doing, what we’re wearing—and often times we forget what matters.
For instance, it’s CRAZY that in 2012, there are STILL people who perceive GAY... read more
“Time will be your best friend for a while- it will be the only thing to help ease your emotions, so appreciate it; don’t take advantage of it or rush it; pace yourself with it and enjoy the process of how time works in your daily life… take it one day at a time”.
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Yes the face of HIV has DEFINITELY changed since I first became HIV positive. I grew up thinking that HIV+ people were always older, like it was something that only mature adults or old people dealt with. As a teenager before getting infected, I use to see images of folks who promoted HIV... read more
Yes, I think it can be a reliable prevention method. Some feel that serosorting dating is the best way to go about finding someone, but that is up to one’s opinion.
Serosorting is the practice of using HIV status as a decision-making point in choosing sexual behavior. People practicing... read more
I think showing young people the realities & health risks of what can possibly come along with sex can be effective. Raw and authentic visual images with explanations of symptoms are sometimes disturbing, but I believe they hit home. Young people need to be taught what to look for when it... read more