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┬áRise 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

#HelloPoz As a PLHIV, what do you want people to know about you?

So I saw this today on my Twitter feed after I was tagged on this post (I didn't know you could tag on Tweets now) and I'm guessing they wanted me to answer the question. Well, the truth is, I have so many answers for this question. It's not a simple one or two sentence…Read more #HelloPoz As a PLHIV, what do you want people to know about you?

dance, dance, dance

Summer means that all the summer workshops in the various disciplines will be available starting next week after the Easter holidays. I've had my eyes set on Daloy Dance School for the past two months since they moved locations and took a pause in teaching dance classes from February and March. On April 6, they…Read more dance, dance, dance


I got an e-mail yesterday from my doctor telling me that my lab results have come in. Your routine labs are acceptable. Your CD4 is 526 (21.76%) from previous of 498 (18.4%) done last July. Congratulations, good job. It's the first time since I've been diagnosed with HIV in 2008 that my CD4 is above…Read more 526

World AIDS Day 2014 (six years and counting)

This is my sixth World AIDS Day since I discovered my HIV status. It was on this day, for Niccolo Cosme's HIV awareness exhibit, six years ago, that I went on television and admitted to my condition. Six years and counting. I'm still alive and I'm stronger than ever. This year, Niccolo Cosme continues what…Read more World AIDS Day 2014 (six years and counting)