Quick: When was the last time you got tested for sexually transmitted infections? Do you know which infections your doctor’s office tested for? Have you had a new sexual partner since then?
The test came back positive. I was eight years old and HIV positive. There weren’t any medicines for me to take. There was no hope. I was going to die.

Dec 19, 2012 at 11:00am | 59 comments

I came of age in an era when HIV was the monster under the bed, and when blood was something to be deeply feared.
The thing is, and it is a very difficult mental shift to make to comprehend this, but HIV can happen to truly anyone, regardless of how many people you've slept with, what gender you are, what color you are, and what your sexuality is. All you have to do is sleep with one person with HIV.

Dec 1, 2011 at 4:03pm | 0 comments

But his doctor says he is more likely to die of prostate cancer than AIDS.