Posts tagged herpes support
Episode 96: We Just Don't Know

Healing sexual trauma looks different for black people. Our bodies are over-sexualized, there’s deep rooted shame and guilt in our community, and we often don’t understand the history of STIs to have the tools we need to combat stigma.

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Episode 94: Thought Beyond the Binary

Thinking beyond the binary: dates, disclosure and staying in that queer place. And PSA coldsores are herpes.

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Episode 88: Perspective From My Ex's

Explore, experience, express, exchange, expand! That’s how I connect.

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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 76: HANDS - Support Positive Loved Ones

Learn how to support your positive loved ones on Break The Stigma Day. Check out the Herpes Activist Network consisting of people open about their positive hsv status.

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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 66: Everybody Needs a Good Scare

A good scare drives us to seek education

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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 49: Overcoming - Herpes Support Group for Women

A support resource for women in Atlanta. Contact Belize for coaching and check out her book, Overcoming What Can’t Be Cured.

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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 2: ProjectAccept.org Social Support

When I realized I liked myself more around people who knew I had herpes than I did the people who didn’t, I had a choice to make.

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