Take time for yourself

How people living with HIV maintain optimum mental health wellness in these tumultuous times

Illustration of different pairings of older couples

The Category Is: Sex and aging with HIV

How has aging with HIV affected your sex life?

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Being Bridgette

Humanizing science

picture of Marc Thompson

HIV and aging at CROI

‘There are many added layers and dimensions to consider’

man holding up an at-home COVID-19 test

Virtual CROI 2022: Testing and treating

Highlights from Virtual CROI 2022

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When HIV therapy fails: Terms of ART

A treatment glossary

The web page of the DHHS HIV treatment guidelines appears on a tablet device being held by  hands

When HIV therapy fails: That’s not all, folks

An explanation of some of the technical language in the DHHS’ HIV treatment guidelines

illustration of a pair of hands opening a medicine bottle with a degree of difficulty

When HIV therapy fails: For treatment-experienced individuals who are experiencing virologic failure

Key considerations and recommendations from the HIV treatment guidelines of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

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When HIV therapy fails

Some basic information from U.S. treatment guidelines

the shape of a heart, formed by the hands of an elderly man

Sex, love, and dating over 60 with HIV

Sex, love, and dating over 60 with HIV

three navel oranges with an increasingly large, prominent navel

Briefly May+Jun 2022

Cabenuva long-acting injectable no longer requires a month of oral lead-in medication

HIV life cycle

Different drug classes interrupt the virus from replicating at various stages

12 things to know about HIV treatment

When you should start HIV treatment, what does it do, and other essential questions answered.

Interview with veteran HIV specialist Dr. W. David Hardy

W. David Hardy, M.D., is director of infectious diseases at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Sex + dating with HIV in the age of PrEP and U=U

A personal perspective

12 things to know about HIV

HIV: What it is and symptoms

Briefly Sep+Oct 2021

Update on opportunistic infections

Editor's Note Sep+Oct 2021


The Forgotten Generation

Young long-term survivors are often overlooked

The dawn of AIDS in 1981

Forty years later, AIDS is past, present, and future

Neurocognitive impairment in people living with HIV

What you can do to stay sharp

A new ‘Day’ springs forth

The first day of spring becomes A Day with HIV, too

Contributors Mar+Apr 2021

The people behind the 2021 HIV Drug Guide

The Category Is Jan+Feb 2021

New year realness

Briefly Jan+Feb 2021

Long-acting injectable PrEP effective for cisgender women

Editor's Note Jan+Feb 2021

Finding home in a pandemic

A Day with HIV: Everyday moments in extraordinary lives

24 hours in the lives of people living with HIV

HIV Life Cycle

Different drug classes interrupt the virus from replicating at various stages

Choice Options

DHHS Guidelines for people starting HIV therapy for the first time

Editor's Note

A chronicle of the epidemic, 30 years in the making

What advice would you give to someone living with HIV?

What advice would you give to someone who just learned they’re living with HIV?

Understanding HIV-related terminology

Understanding HIV-related terminology with a glossary

Building blocks for a healthy life

Building blocks for a healthy life, with insights from a nurse educator


Biktarvy and antacids. Descovy FDA hearing. Updated guidelines for transgender individuals. Biktarvy and kids. PrEP4Love. Michael Johnson freed.

Hepatitis C treatment for people with HCV/HIV co-infection

Key points for people living with HIV and HCV.

Helping providers treat people with hepatitis C, HIV, and other conditions

Project ECHO reviews cases, provides insurance codes, and more

Hepatitis B—an overview

A cheat sheet from Andrew Reynolds on the most common infectious disease in the world

Losing your disability payments

An advocate at the Legal Council for Health Justice, Marina Kurakin, MSW, MFA outlines how you can protect yourself in a Social Security review

Positively Aware Briefly


Monthly injectable HIV med on the way; HIV pharma sued over pricing practices; Australian PrEP advocate talks about his new HIV status; ​​​​tenofovir class action lawsuits

Positively Aware The Conversation

The Conversation

AIDS in 1982; Drug Charts in prison

Where There’s Hope

An organ donor encourages other people living with HIV to give the gift of life

Built to Last

A leading researcher talks about long-acting medications in development

Emerging Options

Doctors and advocates discuss treatment and prevention breakthroughs on the horizon

Positively Aware mental health CROI

Mental health gets special emphasis at CROI 2018

Positively Aware Say Goodbye to Risk

Say Goodbye to ‘Risk’

Watch your words. Lose the labels if you want to prevent HIV

Positively Aware Undetectable Equals Untransmittable

The Science of U=U

People on treatment with an undetectable viral load do not transmit HIV—here's how.

Positively Aware Living well with HIV

Living Well with HIV

Tips for living healthier and smarter, whether you’re newly diagnosed or not

Positively Aware Next Steps

Next Steps

How to find a provider, knowing your rights, and more

The 21st Annual HIV Drug Guide

A handbook of the medications prescribed for treating HIV—with comments from a specialist and an HIV activist.

Positively Aware Know Where to Look

Know Where to Look

Finding assistance programs to help pay for your meds

Positively Aware Standard Practice

Standard Practice

DHHS HIV treatment guidelines for first-time therapy

Positively Aware State of the ART

State of the Art

Antiretroviral therapy (ART) continues to get better, safer and easier, and we’ll see new developments in 2017. Dr. John Gallant outlines initial therapy recommendations, options for simplification and switching medications, new drugs in the pipeline, and some experimental ART strategies.

Positively Aware Back to the Future

Back to the Future

A new HIV medication offers hope to those who’ve exhausted their options

Something More Important Than Fear

My journey back to treatment

Positively Aware START Now

Start Now

A new study confirms that everyone who is HIV-positive should be on treatment

From the Archives: How One Person Can Make a Difference

Chris Clason’s inspiring vision led to the birth of TPAN and Positively Aware. This piece originally appeared in the January+February 2014 issue of Positively Aware.