How does India respond to HIV?

August 18, 2017 Hidden Pockets 0

India is very conservative and orthodox when it comes to HIV. In most areas (except in Mumbai) it is considered as a “taboo” topic, especially in rural areas. Women from villages and town-sides are married off to men by their families without even knowing their respective HIV status. In rural Read More

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Life with HIV: My struggle with my medication

July 11, 2017 Hidden Pockets 0

“Looking after my health TODAY gives me a better hope for TOMORROW” – Anne Wilson Schaef DISCLAIMER: What failed on me does NOT mean that it may not work on you. PLEASE listen to your body and go by it accordingly. I know some of my friends who are doing well on Efavirenz. Unlike mine, Read More

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5 things that you might not know about condoms and safe sex

July 5, 2017 Purnima 1

“But won’t it ruin the sex?” “What if I have an allergic reaction towards latex?” “Why do I need a condom? I only have sex with safe people.” “Why should I use condoms when there are cost-free alternatives like the ‘pull-out method’ or the ‘calculation of safe days’?” These are Read More

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