March 6, , by Emily Land. HIV stigma ran rampant in the early days of the HIV epidemic, when the disease was poorly understood and before there were effective treatments. But what about now? We asked our followers on Facebook to weigh in with their thoughts, and give us insight on HIV stigma in the current day. A total of 57 people took the anonymous survey. We asked respondents to disclose their HIV status so we could share how experiences are different.
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Brandon was handsome, slim, in his early 30s, a pet lover, and financially stable—all qualities that I find very attractive. As we overate, the chances of third base becoming less of a practical reality with every bite, Brandon grew agitated and fidgety. And in that moment, I was , in fact, more concerned with him feeling comfortable than his HIV status. I understood how difficult it must have been to share this information with a stranger for whom he had sexual feelings, and I attempted to break the tension.