World AIDS Day — 30 year anniversary (Project Headshot Clinic and The Red Whistle)

It's sort of like clockwork for me now, I guess, to write something on this day. For ten years now, I've been celebrating World AIDS Day making as much noise online as possible.  I mean, after all, I am a person living with HIV. I have been told by a doctor that I had AIDS…Read more World AIDS Day — 30 year anniversary (Project Headshot Clinic and The Red Whistle)

Move Together (The Red Whistle)

My good friend (and the person who got me into the advocacy in the first place), Niccolo Cosme, wrote and directed a collaboration with some of the country's best contemporary dancers, choreographer Novy Bereber, and the singer Andra Day and her song Rise Up for a dance video with the hopes of sending out a message…Read more Move Together (The Red Whistle)

Project Headshot Clinic X

I'm one with the millions of people all over the world in the fight against HIV and AIDS. My advocacy began with the Headshot Clinic and with Niccolo Cosme. Ten years ago, he shifted Project Headshot Clinic's message for HIV awareness and prevention and it marks the year that I became public with my HIV…Read more Project Headshot Clinic X

We can end HIV and AIDS TOGETHER

One of the first projects I got into when I arrived was The Red Whistle's video and photo shoot for their new campaign Together. It was wonderful and familiar to be working in production set again and with familiar face and working towards a very familiar theme. Watch the video here: Again, it's just like…Read more We can end HIV and AIDS TOGETHER

#TogetherPH

I spent the whole day yesterday doing advocacy work again. I kinda missed it, really. Last year, I really only did one HIV talk at a school event and I've been lax in my large-scale advocacy work as of late. I've been focused on my own life and my recovery. I've given myself some distance…Read more #TogetherPH

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)

We can end AIDS together

It's World AIDS Day today. This my ninth year to celebrate World AIDS Day as a person living with HIV. In the Philippines, the HIV situation is considered an epidemic and recently it has been touted as a "youth epidemic" with the most-at-risk and most vulnerable sector of society are young men and women ages…Read more We can end AIDS together