Posts tagged genital hsv
Episode 87: Positive Bisexuality & an Ever-Evolving Exqueerience

We touch on myths about bisexual identifying people and how harmful it can be to make assumptions.

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Episode 86: Dear Activists, Take Care of Yourselves

We talk emotional labor of herpes activism and ways to set boundaries for ourselves and those who reach out to us. We also discuss erasure of the bisexual identity.

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Episode 81: Casual Disclosure

Consistency and maturity are very great metrics for if someone is interested in you. I’m finding that disclosing once a person has proven consistent and mature gets a much better reaction.

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Episode 73: If You Build it They Will Come, or They Won't and That's Okay

Online support group in the Washington DC aread

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Episode 64: Believe Survivors Part 2 - Justice Served SEE NOTES

A rarely experienced story of justice being served

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Episode 64: Believe Survivors Part 1 - Understanding Abuse SEE NOTES

A survivor’s story helping us combat abuse

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Bonus Episode 007: Community Cure

I have found that a sense of community has assisted in my own healing from the emotional responses to herpes stigma.

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Episode 60: Rejection's a Reflection - Don't Take it Personal

Let’s put ourselves out of jobs by ending the stigma.

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Episode 42: Connecting the Best of Two Worlds

A positive bisexual polyamorous experience.

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Episode 41: Something Positive for Positive People is a Lighthouse

Sometimes all you have to do is just be there for people.

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Episode 38: Self Acceptance

First person you have to disclose to is yourself.

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Episode 36: Breaking Barriers for Connection

Our minds cannot tell the difference between what is real and what’s imagined. Often what we imagine is way worse.

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Episode 34 Part 1: ProjectAccept.org "It's Just a Cold Sore"

It’s just a cold sore is a dangerous way of thinking. Your cold sore is someone else’s genital herpes and could be the source of their depression and suicide ideation.

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Episode 26: Alexandra Harbushka's Life With BOTH Herpes

Embrace yourself as more than the stigma placed on you by your herpes diagnosis.

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Episode 08: Goal So Hard

Human beings are goal striving mechanisms. When we aren’t striving toward something, we sink into anxiety, depression and other negative emotions. Think of your mind as a bicycle. As long as you pedal, you’re moving. Stop pedaling, you fall. That area we land in after the bike stops moving is called depression. Just keep moving.

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