For those of you who don’t know what the term means in our world. Bugchasers are guys who intentionally seek out HIV positive sex partners in the hope of contracting the virus. It’s confounding, confusing, and disconcerting…all at the same time.
It’s not often I come across a word that I’ve never heard or seen before. I’m a little bit of a wordsmith and I have been all of my life. Studying the vocabulary words for the SAT in high school was one of the most fun things I’ve ever done in my life. I liked Scrabble a lot when I was growing up too. Anyway, I came across a word yesterday that I had to stop and take note of because I’d never seen it before. The word was serodiscordant. I looked up on Dictionary.com and this is what I found…
Wow, another year has passed, and for the most part, the partying is over. I had a good time New Years Eve, with a small group of friends, we welcomed in the new year. In one part of the evening we did get into a discussion about sex (what else do 6 college aged guys talk about?), and with that came the topic of AIDS and HIV. I found it incredible, that a few of them had a very casual attitude toward the topic, and what I questioned was why?
CHVRCHES, one of the biggest breakout acts of 2013, have released a video PSA in support of #MusicFightsAIDS, a major new campaign from Lifebeat; Music Fights HIV/AIDS that runs from November 29th through World AIDS Day (December 1st).
New York, NY (November 27, 2013) – In honor of World AIDS Day, December 1st, the biggest names in the music and media industry are joining Lifebeat; Music Fights HIV/AIDS to draw urgent attention to the dramatic rise in HIV among young people. Continue reading
With HIV on the rise in gay men, here’s a healthy reminder from YouTuber Jack Merridew to wear a condom. And don’t fall for any of those lame-ass excuses either. So watch the video, and warning, NSFW language.
Man this sure looks like a fun way to fund-raise! Swim For Life is a swim-a-thon raising money to help combat AIDS in Brussels, Belgium. If you speak french (or are using Chrome) check out their website! Otherwise take a look at their Facebook for us English-only handicapped people.
While the AIDS LifeCycle is great, I think we need to get something like this going in the U.S.!