“My HIV. Our Problem.”

Andrew Keates has made this documentary about living with HIV. I don’t know him personally, but a friend does. He asks himself questions that he has been asked before and then answers them. Who gave you HIV? Don’t you just pop a pill a day and everything’s fine? How’s your love life? He tells the story of living with HIV, being undetectable, and falling in love. Much of the story that he tells is similar to my own. I am so glad that he has made the video. Now, please go and watch it, and share it with your friends. … Continue reading “My HIV. Our Problem.”

“I Like to Party” video raises awareness of PrEP

“When straight guys have a lot of sex, they’re called studs. But when gay guys have a lot of sex, they’re called sluts.” Public Health Solutions, a human service agency based in New York City, just released a new PrEP campaign that hits all the right notes. The “I Like to Party” video showcases adult film star J.D. Phoenix in a sex-positive look at how PrEP can be talked about without shame or judgment. Phoenix may be a controversial choice for a PrEP spokesperson, he has been spreading awareness about the HIV prevention pill by speaking at colleges and universities … Continue reading “I Like to Party” video raises awareness of PrEP

Maybe less than a week to go on Eviplera

It is hard to believe that it is about three-and-a-half years since I started taking Eviplera. Looking back it is clear that at the beginning I did know that it was meant to be taken with a meal, but somehow along the way I had forgotten. I had reverted to type and took it last thing at night before heading to bed. This means that it is not working as well as it should be, so the last time I was at my HIV clinic in Dublin, there is talk of me changing to a drug that does not need to … Continue reading Maybe less than a week to go on Eviplera