Shawn + Gwenn

Going Viral, Bleeding Out My Ass and #DoingItMyWay

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I recently spoke to POZ about a tweet that went viral. You can read about it here: https://www.poz.com/article/hiv-tweet-regarding-selfmade-billionaire-kylie-jenner-goes-viral This is the story about the behind behind the story. The nitty-gritty… 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

Charlie Sheen Bit Me: An HIV Love Story #ValentinesDay

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“Charlie bit me… and that really hurt!” The infamous “Charlie bit me” YouTube video has been viewed over 800 million times since it was posted in 2007. It’s a pretty… Read more

PSA: Don’t Be Like Bill Maher. He’s Stupid.

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  Check out fellow blogger Trenton Straube’s recent post, “This is Bill. Bill Has HIV… Be Like Bill”, which, combined with Bill Maher’s stupidity, helped to inspire this blog post.

Magnetic (Serodiscordant) Couples on TV

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As someone who is HIV positive and in a relationship with someone who is HIV negative, I was excited to hear that a serodiscordant (“magnetic”) couple was going to be… Read more

Back to the Future Day

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So today is the day- the infamous day of the future highlighted in Back to the Future. October 21, 2015. I saw the movie in the theater, and just rewatched… Read more

A Month of Superheroes: Charles Sanchez and Team Merce

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This week saw the big finale of the 8 episode original HIV comedic web series, Merce. I was so intrigued when I first heard about Merce last year, via an… Read more