39 Year Old Male Shares His Personal Story of Living with Herpes in a State with Minimal Resources and Support

39-year-old male who has been living with herpes and HPV for a few years – in the state of Utah where there seems to be very little resources and support available. He has endured a bit of rejection by family and has dated without telling. Unfortunately, this is the situation […] Read more »

50 Year Old Male Shares His Story of Living with Herpes for Nearly 30 Years

Fifty-year-old male living with Herpes and HPV diagnosed eight years into his marriage – that was almost 30 years ago. He had not been unfaithful to his wife, so this is a perfect example of those living with the virus and not knowing. He remained married for many years – […] Read more »

Living with an STD Anonymous Survey/Interview – Invitation to Participate

If you are living with a life-altering STD, you know how important it is to help break the social stigma that surrounds us. If you would like to be a part of a movement that helps alter the way people look at you, please take a couple of minutes to […] Read more »

Mom Issues Warning on Facebook – Kissing Baby Led to Herpes

U.K. mom Claire Henderson took to Facebook to warn other parents about an unlikely danger facing newborns — a simple kiss from a well-meaning visitor. Henderson posted pictures of her month-old daughter Brooke with visible cold sores on her face and around her lips. She says Brooke contracted herpes simplex […] Read more »

She Got Herpes and is on a Mission to Tell Everyone About It

  Ella Dawson was devastated when she was diagnosed with genital herpes at her campus health center a few days before her 21st birthday. In her episode of “What’s Underneath,” Ella removes layer after layer of clothing — and shame — as she opens up about how she transitioned from […] Read more »

Herpes Story – Michael

Around, I think, mid 2007 I noticed a cut, kind of like a paper cut, on the shaft of my penis. I think it also hurt a bit when I peed. It was a bit itchy and tender but it soon cleared up and I thought no more about it. […] Read more »