In Every Issue

Contributors Mar+Apr 2021

The people behind the 2021 HIV Drug Guide

Front Cover Backstory: Embrace the journey

A road trip is a journey, not unlike living with HIV

The Category Is Mar+Apr 2021

What’s been the most unexpected experience or encounter you’ve had in your journey with HIV?

Editor’s note Mar+Apr 2021

This issue of Positively Aware magazine is our 25th Annual HIV Drug Guide, and it’s been quite a ride.

Positively Aware: Poz Advocate-Getting back to (discrimination free) work

Poz Advocate: Getting back to (discrimination free) work

There is not a job in the world that a person living with HIV cannot safely perform

Positively Aware: Four tips for older adults aging with HIV

Positively Aging: Four tips for older adults aging with HIV

Feeling lonely or isolated is no fun—and isn’t good for your health either

In This Issue

Positively Aware: Self-defense moves

Self-defense moves

Take care of yourself in a time of stress

Travel companions

Associate editor Enid Vázquez recalls memorable moments from 25 years of the HIV drug guide

2021 HIV Drug Guide

DHHS Recommendations

DHHS Guidelines for people starting HIV therapy for the first time

12 things to know about HIV treatment

It is recommended that everyone living with HIV be on HIV treatment, and as soon as possible after diagnosis.

HIV life cycle

Different drug classes interrupt the virus from replicating at various stages

The road ahead

What's on the horizon—new drugs in development

Roadside assistance

HIV treatment can be costly, but there's help

Getting around

In this guide, HIV drugs are grouped into eight categories —plus, additional categories for select non-HIV drugs and PrEP