#SafeSpacesPH: Because Everybody Needs One

I don't know about you but I used to be so afraid of buying condoms when I was younger.  I felt like the cashier was judging me for being promiscuous.  Now, I understand that all that might have been just me judging myself, but still.  I wished then that there could be a better way … Continue reading #SafeSpacesPH: Because Everybody Needs One

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736 Reported Cases of HIV in the Philippines for March 2016

According to the HIV and AIDS registry of the Philippine Department of Health, there were 736 reported HIV cases in the Philippines for the month of March 2016, 80 of which were AIDS cases. This is higher than the number of reported cases for the same month in 2015 (667) and 2014 (498). This brings … Continue reading 736 Reported Cases of HIV in the Philippines for March 2016

2016, A Year of Beautiful Beginnings: LoveYourself Launches New Clinic, “LoveYourself Uni”, and The NEX+ CHAP+ER Program

LoveYourself is about to enter a new phase as it opens a new clinic, called LoveYourself Uni to replace the LoveYourself Hub, which was closed down last December 2015. The new and more accessible location along the northbound lane of Taft Avenue, just beside LRT-1 Buendia station, offers bigger space and a hospitable and cozy … Continue reading 2016, A Year of Beautiful Beginnings: LoveYourself Launches New Clinic, “LoveYourself Uni”, and The NEX+ CHAP+ER Program

Nearly 700 HIV and AIDS Cases Recorded in the Philippines in September 2015

As reported by Manila Bulletin, there were 692 reported cases of HIV incidences in September 2015, bringing the total number of cases to 6,000 for the year so far. The number is according to the HIV and AIDS Registry of the Philippines of the Department of Health. Of the reported cases for the said month,  45 … Continue reading Nearly 700 HIV and AIDS Cases Recorded in the Philippines in September 2015

Who is a Person Living with HIV?

Found this graphic on social media and it really spoke to me. Having been involved with LoveYourself since earlier this year, I have been more exposed to the plight of people living with HIV (PLHIV). It really angers me when I hear of stories discriminating PLHIVs and boxing them in that identifier: as having HIV … Continue reading Who is a Person Living with HIV?

Wear Love on Heroes Day

UPDATE: Because of the traffic situation around the venue, Wear Love has been rescheduled to September 5 and 6, 2015. As the country commemorates the valor of our national heroes, the LoveYourself, Inc. encourages you to serve as a modern-day hero for HIV/AIDS prevention by registering at go.loveyourself.ph/wearlove2015 for the #WearLove2015 open photoshoot on August 29 … Continue reading Wear Love on Heroes Day