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[OPINION] A bigger monster to fight: Depression and living with HIV

Dec 04, 2019 - 9:13 AM

'Yes, I fell in love with someone who was HIV-positive, and despite warnings from other people to just end the relationship, I chose to stay'

[OPINION] The stain in my blood: Thoughts of a person living with HIV

Dec 01, 2019 - 3:00 PM

We don't discriminate against people who have diabetes or high blood pressure, so why would we discriminate against people who have HIV?

7.2 million HIV-positive in South Africa, says study

Oct 03, 2019 - 7:26 AM

South Africa has the largest number of HIV-positive people in the world, says The Lancet HIV Journal

WIDESPREAD. HIV/AIDS continues to persist despite measures taken to suppress the virus. Photo from Shutterstock

Person living with HIV grateful for priest’s hug and acceptance

Dec 05, 2018 - 2:40 PM

Holding a placard which says 'Free Hugs. I’m HIV+' , Joross de Vera gets a warm embrace from Fr. Alvin Pila, who is a participant of the Marian procession in Intramuros

ACCEPTANCE. A Catholic priest hugs a person with HIV at the Grand Marian Procession in Intramuros, Manila. Photo Courtesy of Manila Red Cross Youth

[Two Pronged] My partner is HIV+

May 30, 2017 - 1:58 PM

Art asks our Two Pronged duo if he should continue his relationship with his HIV positive boyfriend even if his love for him is less than before

Charlie Sheen urges other HIV-positive stars to come forward

Aug 09, 2016 - 7:24 PM

Whether I want to or not it is important to teach about sexually transmitted diseases says Charlie Sheen adding that he s turning over a new leaf

CHARLIE SHEEN. The actor, who revealed he was HIV-positive in 2015, urges other celebrities with the virus to come forward as well. File photo shows Charlie at the 2016 Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party in February. Photo by Tibrina Hobson/AFP Photo

HIV+ hairdresser wins labor case vs Ricky Reyes

Feb 07, 2016 - 7:32 PM

Ricky Reyes is ordered to pay Renato Rene Nocos more than P615 000

ADVOCATE. Now an advocate, Rene Nocos calls for an end to the stigma against HIV. Photo sourced from Rene Nocos

Charlie Sheen reveals he is HIV-positive

Nov 17, 2015 - 9:18 PM

I am here to admit that I am in fact HIV positive the actor says on Today

Screengrab from YouTube/Today Show

Drug groups tap persons with HIV as couriers

May 01, 2015 - 10:45 PM

Drug syndicates think that tapping an HIV positive foreign courier will result in repatriation to the country of origin rather than arrest

[Dash of SAS] A lifeline running out

Sep 17, 2014 - 10:52 AM

People living with HIV have to take anti retroviral therapy ART every day for the rest of their lives But supply in the Philippines is often short due to a number of factors