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  • What Not to Do If You Are Dating and HIV-Positive

    There is one surefire way of turning every future love scenario into a bloodbath, no matter how much of a match the two of you may be, and that is being HIV-positive and desperate for a date.

    17 July 2014 | Huffington Post
  • Marriage a Barrier to ARV treatment for Swazi Women (part two of a series on Option B+)

    This is the second in a three-part series of about women and Option B+ in Africa. "Although Swazi women have better health-seeking behaviour than men, they find it hard to deal with HIV because of socio-cultural barriers, says the study. Many HIV positive married women live in a dilemma between obeying their husbands or following the advice of the health workers."

    05 June 2014 | IPS
  • Sex Crimes That Shouldn't Be

    In many jurisdictions, people who know they are H.I.V.-positive are legally required to disclose this status to potential sexual partners, even when they intend to engage in relatively safe and protected sex. But we should be wary about using the power of the state to promote transparency in sexual transactions. The dangers this poses to anyone’s privacy, in a sphere of life where privacy is highly valued, are just too vast.

    03 June 2014 | New York Times
  • Disclosing Your HIV Status Abroad: A Dilemma for People Living With HIV

    As someone who travels constantly and consistently, I am now cautious as to where I am going at times and always spend a few extra moments to research my "what ifs." What if I get sick? What if I need more meds? What if I need emergency care? Sometimes what I find isn't the ideal answer, but I plan accordingly.

    23 May 2014 | The Body
  • Judge Gives HIV Dating Website a Break

    Online daters failed to show that SuccessfulMatch.com misled them into believing their HIV and STD statuses would remain private, a federal judge ruled.

    24 April 2014 | Courthouse News Service
  • HIV: The power of positive thinking

    At 12, Lisa was told that the 'vitamin pills' she'd been taking all her life were in fact antiretroviral drugs. Then she learnt that the woman she thought was her mother was really her aunt; her mother had died of Aids when she was four. She struggled to cope. Now 19, she's helping other young people with HIV to face the future.

    15 April 2014 | The Independent
  • Ugandan clinics selling bogus HIV certificates

    Private clinics in Uganda's capital, Kampala, are selling fake HIV negative certificates to help people get jobs, an undercover investigation by BBC Africa's Catherine Byaruhanga has revealed.

    08 April 2014 | BBC Health
  • Why these guys come out as HIV-poz on Grindr

    What happens when guys on Grindr come out as HIV-positive? They get a range of reactions from thirsty fellow cock hounds. Curiosity to anger to paranoia.

    31 March 2014 | Project Q
  • Renato Barucco: Beyond "Poz" and "Neg": Five HIV Statuses, Plus a New One

    I can count five HIV statuses, plus a new one. They entail different responsibilities, possibilities and risks. Let's review them on a continuum from the safest to the problematic ones.

    28 March 2014 | Huffington Post
  • HIV and relationships

    This edition of HIV Australia focuses on HIV and relationships. Contributors discuss research, and present personal and historical accounts about their own and others’ lived experiences. A broad spectrum of relationships are discussed, including sexual and platonic relationships, relationships with friends, family and peers, and relationships involving organisations and community.

    14 March 2014 | HIV Australia
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