STATUS – It Takes Two: Couples and Their Perception Towards HIV

Everyone has talked about a particular status in his or her life, be it their relationship status, their …

Cherry Poppin’ – The 3rd Party: Third Time’s A Charm

It’s that time of the year again to pop your cherries! The chill air is still adrift, but this February 25, things will heat up with Cherry Poppin’ – The 3rd Party, the third installment of LoveYourself’s date-auction event for HIV awareness.

Triangle of Self-Care: The “ESSE”ntials of HIV Transmission

There are many ways to keep ourselves from forgetting simple but essential things. For instance, we use an alarm clock to help us wake up early and be on time for work; we use a bookmark to remind us where we are on a book we’re reading; we bring a grocery list to make our visit to the marketplace quick and easy – the list goes on. Well, this checklist we’re about to share with you may sound new, but it may help answer some of your questions about the essential conditions or factors regarding HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) infection.

Volunteer Spotlight: Dalton Claudio and Frenzy Importado, Honing the HIV Testing Experience

The volunteer duo believes the fear of HIV testing is best banished with an uplifting counseling experience, so they set out to create a better process for LoveYourself’s flagship testing event.

STATUS – From Naughty to Nice: A Healthy Resolution

Most people start the year by making New Year’s resolutions. With all the festivities now over and the last bottle in your display cabinet empty, are you now ready to come up with your to-do and not-to-do lists for 2017?

LoveYourself Stages Play Highlighting the HIV/AIDS Crisis and Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs)

Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) are one of the groups vulnerable to the HIV/AIDS crisis the Philippines is facing. Addressing the plight of OFWs by highlighting and bringing awareness to their struggles, HIV awareness and advocacy group LoveYourself, in partnership with the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) will be staging Care Divas, a play about the lives of five transgender OFWs.

JOB OPENING: Audio & Video Consultant, Scriptwriter, Photographer, and Shoot Coordinator for Regional City Based HIV Testing Campaign: TestXXX

APCOM has been engaged in responding to the urgent needs of MSM in Asia and the Pacific at …

HIVisions – Getting the Story Out

Independent journalist and sexual health advocate Ana P. Santos works with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting6, an institution that supports journalists working on underreported issues. A two-time grantee, she has reported on migrant mothers as well as HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) in the Philippines. Her stories have been published in various international titles, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, IRIN News, and The Guardian.

LoveYourself and the Senate: Battling the Modern-Day HIV Epidemic

In commemoration of the World AIDS Day observed every 1st of December, Senator Risa Hontiveros, head of the Committee on Health and Demography, partnered with LoveYourself last November 29 in spearheading an HIV Testing campaign for the employees of the Senate of the Philippines. Together with the help of the Pasay City Social Hygiene Clinic, the testing was conducted from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Jose P. Laurel Hall.


Unknown is actually the fifth HIV status. If you know your status, you can do something significant about your condition and also prevent worse things from happening such as spreading the infection and developing AIDS. Having an unknown HIV status will not give you the power to have control over the medical condition or your life.