Scott Kramer LCSW R Author

The Pros and Cons of Disclosure

Coming out with your HIV status can be daunting. Consider the potential benefits and drawbacks before you make your decision. As a counselor, i find that disclosure of HIV status...

This Is What You Need to Know about Traveling with HIV

Concerned that living with HIV will affect your ability to travel? There’s a lot to consider when traveling. Add HIV into the mix and it may seem more complicated. Horror...

Metrosource Remembers Pedro Zamora from MTV’s “The Real World”

HIV Heroes is a series in which we highlight individuals and organizations whose work has inspired people living with HIV. We begin with a salute to a TV groundbreaker. Pedro...

Poz for the Cause: Broadcasting Hope on POZ I Am Radio

“I looked at my doctor with a blank stare as if I didn’t hear what he was saying. I responded with ‘What?’ And he said it again, ‘You tested positive.’ I felt alone,...

Making Smart Nutrition Choices for HIV

Nutrition can be a complex subject to begin with, but when living with HIV, there may be additional dietary concerns to keep yourself feeling healthy. We spoke to holistic health...

Brotherhood Retreat: For Men Living with HIV

As it approaches a milestone, a retreat designed for men living with HIV seeks to break down boundaries. The Brotherhood Retreat is a three-day gathering for gay and bisexual men,...

A Brief History of HIV Testing

How testing became more effective, more efficient and one of our best tools for ending the epidemic. HIV testing: just hearing those words is enough to give many people a dose of...

AIDS in Film: Every Picture Tells a Story

For our entertainment issue, we took a look back through our MetroHIV film coverage on the lookout for great films we haven’t previously discussed — and where you can seek...

Redefining "Poz" for a New Generation

How not to put your foot in your mouth when public figures reveal their HIV status. It’s a strange phenomenon: when people discuss celebrities who contracted HIV early in the...

Being Poz Is No Longer A Threat to Longevity

It’s great news that more people living with HIV are living longer lives!...

The Black AIDS Institute Is Looking for a Solution

We look at some of the ways an important organization is addressing the epidemic among the black community. The Black AIDS Institute takes its motto, “Our People, Our Problem,...

Finding the Right HIV Doctor

Help establish one of your most important relationships. Whether a person is newly diagnosed with HIV, is a long-term survivor, or is somewhere in between, having the right doctor...