Dr. Chris Donaghue answers any and all questions about HIV/AIDS. Today’s question: How to deal with the stigma when using a dating app? And how to deal with potentially misleading a partner? Here are some useful links to dig deeper on the topics mentioned: Treatment as Prevention https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/risk/art/index.html U=U https://www.preventionaccess.org PrEP https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/basics/prep.html PEP https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/risk/pep/index.html Continue reading +LOVE: Ask the Doctor – How does one deal with using a dating app if you’re HIV+?
Temptation Recipe:1.5oz Vodka.25oz Honey Simple Syrup (1 Part Honey/1 Part Water)Fill With Grapefruit JuiceSplash Club SodaGrapefruit Wedge About Raif: On his 27th birthday, Raif’s greatest fear came to life when he was diagnosed with AIDS. Realizing his ‘victim mindset’ he was determined to change and regain control of his life. Seven years later, Raif is now a pro natural competitive physique bodybuilder. And in realizing … Continue reading +FUN: Temptation
Four time Olympic Gold Medalist Greg Louganis sits down with Karl Schmid to discuss living with HIV, the early days of medications, living his story so publicly and the how sharing his challenges openly is a great way to help and inspire others. Of course, we also asked Greg about the infamous 1988 five where he hit his head – just six months after being … Continue reading +TALK: GREG LOUGANIS
Dr. Anu answers any and all medical questions about HIV/AIDS. Today’s questions: Do I need to take my meds at the same time every day? And what should I do when I traveL? Dr. Anu gives a very long, complex answer to the question. Watch all the way through to hear this important information. Of course, always speak with your medical provider about any questions … Continue reading +SCIENCE: When should I take my meds? And what should I do when I travel?
Sour Chill Recipe:2oz Gin2oz Grapefruit Juice1oz Lemon Juice.5oz Orange Liqueur.5oz Agave Syrup (1 Part Agave/1 Part Water)Egg WhiteLemon Twist Garnish About Raif: On his 27th birthday, Raif’s greatest fear came to life when he was diagnosed with AIDS. Realizing his ‘victim mindset’ he was determined to change and regain control of his life. Seven years later, Raif is now a pro natural competitive physique bodybuilder. … Continue reading +FUN: Sour Chill Cocktail
Elvis Caus of the Bobby Goldsmith Foundation talks about BJF and it’s mission helping anyone living with HIV/AIDS and how their mission has evolved. They do amazing work! And it’s important for everyone out there in need of support to know about their work. BGF’s work is in inspiration and a reminder that there is help. You’re not alone. Continue reading +FIRST: Elvis Caus
HUGE NEWS THIS WEEK – PrEP is now available for FREE for those in need who qualify for a new federal program. Details at getyourprep.comIn this episode, three guys (1 of whom is straight) make the case for PrEP and how it helps normalize dating and remove fear from the back of their own minds allowing for better intimacy. Continue reading +TALK: THE CASE FOR PrEP