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HIV Positive Men: Having a Healthy Sex Life and a Healthy Family

Truvada may change the game for women trying to get pregnant by HIV positive partners

Rachel & George’s PrEPception Story

Photo credit: Rachel George & I have known each other for about six or seven years. We met through a friend. I didn’t know that he was living with HIV until three years ago. When I first found out, he didn’t know that I knew, and I felt like it would be rude to...

A Breath of Fresh Air

Photo credit: Vonz B. On June 25, 2008, I was diagnosed with HIV. I was in jail, and had decided to get tested. I knew that my girlfriend at that time was living with HIV and we hadn’t been taking precautions. I had to back to the pod [a housing unit in jail]...

A New Lease On Life

When Pete was diagnosed with HIV, back in 2007, I assumed the worst. We had been friends for many years after having a romantic relationship back in the late 90’s and I was devastated to hear that someone I cared about very much was sentenced to a life of...

Ben Banks on Thriving and Fatherhood with HIV

Photo credits: Kasiah Banks I remember the day quite clearly in 1991. I was in seventh grade and I had just came home from school. I walked up the stairs and heard my mother crying on the edge of her bed. As a 12 year old child, I innocently asked, “Mom, why are you...

Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick Talks about How HIV is Transmitted

Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick, MD, MPH, a CDC-trained medical epidemiologist and board-certified infectious diseases physician, talks with Shannon Weber of HIVE about how HIV is transmitted. Check out Dr. Fitzpatricks’s article, “Talking About HIV: Can We Get a...

To PrEP or not to PrEP

My husband is HIV+ and I am negative. In 2010, after many years of searching for a solution about how we could conceive a child of our own, I received a phone call from Shannon Weber at BAPAC (now Hive) telling me about PrEP. Shannon helped me find a doctor to...

Safer Conception Options for Serodifferent Couples

  HIVE’s Shannon Weber and Lauren Poole address common questions that providers get regarding safer conception options for serodifferent couples where the man is living with HIV and the woman isn’t. Lauren Poole says, “The first step is the male...
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