Articles tagged with: Healthline

PositiveLite.com is named Canada’s most influential HIV website for the fifth year in a row

published: December, 04, 2017 Written by // Bob Leahy - Publisher Categories // Social Media, Gay Men, International , Living with HIV, Media, Bob Leahy - Publisher

Healthline announces its annual HIV Influencer Honours. PositiveLite.com is number one in Canada. Elsewhere listed are allies Bruce Richman (Person of the Year) and the Prevention Access Campaign and U=U (Campaign of the Year.)

PositiveLite.com is named Canada’s most influential HIV website for the fifth year in a row

For the fifth consecutive year, PositiveLite.com has won an award for the best Canadian-focused HIV website, amongst a stellar list of influencers. The presenter is Healthline, a U.S.-based giant in the field of web-based consumer health information . Our citation says this: “PositivelIte.com remains a leading voice in HIV news and advocacy in Canada. For the fifth consecutive year, we name them the top Canadian HIV resource. This year the publication became a powerful advocate for the #Ue

The science-based U=U message is everywhere - but some aren’t biting.

published: December, 12, 2016 Written by // Bob Leahy - Publisher Categories // Activism, Social Media, As Prevention , Gay Men, Current Affairs, Treatment Guidelines -including when to start, Features and Interviews, Health, International , Treatment, Opinion Pieces, Bob Leahy - Publisher

Bob Leahy: Are organizations passing up on the chance to end HIV stigma and inform people living with HIV who are durably undetectable that they can’t transmit the virus? What people are saying

The science-based U=U message is everywhere - but some aren’t biting.

The images accompanying this article are from campaigns around the world informing people living with HIV that if their viral load is durably suppressed, they can not transmit the virus to others. There were no Canadian images used because no such campaigns exist in Canada.  It’s getting heated People living with HIV have never played a greater part in designing and implementing prevention messaging. In just a few months, the U = U message from the Prevention Access Campaign, arguably the

Two minutes of advice on testing HIV-positive

published: October, 08, 2013 Written by // Mark S. King - My Fabulous Disease Categories // Social Media, Gay Men, Youth, Newly Diagnosed, Sexual Health, Living with HIV, Opinion Pieces, Population Specific , Mark S. King

Mark S. King on his video contribution to the "You've Got This" campaign for those newly diagnosed wth HIV

Two minutes of advice on testing HIV-positive

This is a clever social media campaign: Healthline, an online health community, has asked people who have been living with HIV to create videos for those who have recently tested positive, known as “You’ve Got This.” Think of it as “It Gets Better” for those with HIV. Of course, I had to create a video in my own peculiar way — something that demonstrates the sense of humor that has served me well over the course of 30 years living with HIV. Maybe my video will help someone you kno

Josh Robbins lends a hand

published: September, 12, 2013 Written by // Bob Leahy - Publisher Categories // Social Media, Activism, Newly Diagnosed, Living with HIV, Bob Leahy - Publisher

PositiveLite.com friend Josh Robbins from Imstilljosh.com is lending his name to a campaign to help those newly diagnosed with HIV. You can too. Find out how here.

Josh Robbins  lends a hand

Josh Robbins is perhaps best known for getting the moment he received his HIV-positive test results on video and subsequently posting that on YouTube.  But he’s since become an engaging poz activist with a particular interest in helping those in a similar place to he was less than two years ago. His own site Imstilljosh.com  is well worth a visit. He has also made appearances on PositiveLite.com from time to time – see the related articles at the foot of this post  - and we are always