Shawn Decker


Your Cure: An HIV Anthem For Everyone

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Your Cure (Company) from MerceTheSeries on Vimeo. Last September I had the privilege of going up to Brooklyn to play a cameo role in Merce, Season 2. I remember the… Read more

Grieving Las Vegas

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The airport was quiet. My partner, Gwenn, and I were leaving Las Vegas on a Monday, always preferable to the chaos of a Sunday departure when everyone is heading back home… Read more

Why I Love Charlottesville and Hate Hate

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You have probably heard about the recent happenings in Charlottesville, Virginia, where a “Unite the Right” gathering of neo-nazis and white supremacists ended—to the surprise of few—with the intentional murder… Read more

32 Years Ago: A Ryan White Milestone

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Jeanne White-Ginder visited her son, Ryan’s, grave this week and posted this picture to Facebook. Friday, June 30, 1985 marked 32 years to the day when Ryan was denied admittance… Read more

#DoingIt National HIV Testing Day

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Gwenn and I are proud to be a part of the CDC’s Act Against AIDS campaign, “Doing It”, which is all about HIV testing. As a sero-diverse (poz/neg) couple, we… Read more

Why I’m #DoingIt For National HIV Testing Day #NHTD

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Today is National HIV Testing Day. I’m HIV positive, and my partner, Gwenn, is HIV negative. We both know our status and that’s important for our health. A couple of… Read more

Annie Lennox on HIV Prevention and Funding Needs

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Last month Gwenn and I had the privilege of speaking about HIV education and prevention on Al Jazeera’s The Stream, representing sero-discordant couples. Annie Lennox and activists from around the… Read more

Donald Trump’s (Fictional) Presidential HIV/AIDS Survey Answers

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Imagining a world where Republican candidates answer surveys by HIV/AIDS organizations… here’s Donald Trump “discussing” the issues of the day. Enjoy. Positively Yours, Shawn   On HIV research   An… Read more