These types of relationships are called serodiscordant (when one partner in a relationship is HIV positive and the other partner is HIV negative) and they can be just as successful as relationships between two HIV negative people.

If you are in a serodiscordant relationship the best thing you can do for your HIV negative partner is to educate them on the condition and ensure that they have sufficient knowledge so as to know the associated risks, how to avoid them and importantly, how to support you on your journey.

Through medical treatment and taking some precautions, the good news is that it is possible to have a happy, healthy relationship without infecting your partner: It is possible to stop the HI virus from taking hold in your body as long as you act as soon as you have been exposed.

The ads gave these men–whose race and sexual orientation place them at high risk for HIV–vouchers that they could redeem for test kits at pharmacies and vending machines.

Using Grindr to market HIV tests is part of a larger trend in the global fight against AIDS: tailoring treatment and testing to the circumstances of at-risk groups.

As many as 40 percent of the island’s fishermen are believed to be HIV positive.

But until recently, few had been tested for the disease.

According to one Kenyan doctor, “our system doesn’t make health care-seeking a manly thing.” AIDS expert Dr.

Diane Havlir, who has been involved with treating the disease in the area, agrees.

If antiretroviral treatment is combined with condoms, the danger is close to zero.