Category: Living with HIV

Check out my U=U socks!

A friend gave me a pair of U=U socks last year. I recently got to show them off as part of a Facebook Live event hosted by the…

Useful HIV-related Infographics

In preparing for my attendance at the International AIDS Conference AIDS2020VIRTUAL, I came across the following useful and reputable sources for infographics: AIDSVu – https://aidsvu.org/aidsvu-hiv-infographics/ Avert – https://www.avert.org/infographics…

#UU20 Rick H.

I first met Rick when I moved to Indianapolis to start my first job out of college. He was actually the first man I dated after coming out…

The power of visibility: why a TV commercial for HIV meds makes me smile!

We don’t watch much network TV at home anymore. So, I’m not used to seeing many traditional commercials, which is one of the many benefits of paid streaming…

Day 37 – Should we be listening to the CDC?

So, I’ve been wanting to get back to blogging for some time now. I’ve created so many fantabulous stories in my head. Today, the fantasies stop and the…

#UU…AND Harold B.

Harold B. has “outlived the death sentences of the HIV/AIDS “ for over forty-three years. Living in New York City at the time he was initially diagnosed, Harold’s…

#UU20 Leslie S.

When Leslie was first diagnosed with HIV, he kept it a secret. He also didn’t expect to live past 40. He has now been HIV+ for more than…

#UU7 Todd F.

I have been working to flesh out #CelebrateUU, a social movement I’m starting to help overcome the stigma of living with HIV/AIDS. I was able to photograph three people…

I’m otherwise healthy…

I was talking to a friend today about general health. I recently visited my 82 year old father, who continues to work as a teacher for an online…