Beneath My Skin (video)

To celebrate World AIDS Day 2016, Niccolo Cosme released a new exhibit called XIV. Niccolo has always used Christian iconography in his art and XIV is an allusion to the stations of the cross. His paintings were painted with HIV-positive blood and narrated the untold stories of people living with HIV in the Philippines. The opening…Read more Beneath My Skin (video)

The Road to World AIDS Day 2016

I came to Manila to help launch Niccolo Cosme's upcoming projects leading up to World AIDS Day 2016. Niccolo Cosme's annual Headshot Clinic for World AIDS Day would be making its 8th year and that is a very special event in my life as it marks my personal coming out as a person living with…Read more The Road to World AIDS Day 2016

A Positive Life (Panorama, Manila Bulletin)

We were living: making choices—some of them reckless or misinformed, doing what felt right or normal or within the boundaries of what was acceptable to us, even if we didn’t know the whole truth about what we were getting ourselves into. I had no idea the person I was sleeping with back then was HIV…Read more A Positive Life (Panorama, Manila Bulletin)