"Living with HIV does not define who I am."
"If you’re having sex, go ahead and get tested."
"We wanted to be safe and happy, and live a long life together."
"I took care of myself and now have a healthy HIV negative baby".
"Asking for help was hard, but once I did, a whole new life opened up."
"My son is HIV positive and gay. I love him and everything about him."
"I do have a voice and I have something to say about HIV/AIDS."
"I have found the greatest thing, which was myself."
"You need to participate in your own survival."
My Deciding Moments
"I just decided right there, I don’t want to die."
"I became free from the stigma of HIV and AIDS."
"I finally learned to love myself and to see how strong I really am."
"The real shame comes from not talking about HIV and AIDS."
"I’m a mother first, HIV came second."
With COVID-19 occurring across the U.S., maintaining a healthy immune system is more important than ever for people with chronic conditions, including HIV.
Find out more about Staying Healthy with HIV During COVID-19, including FAQs about HIV and the new coronavirus. If you don’t have insurance or need financial assistance, there are programs that can help provide HIV medical care and medications.