Negative words spur us on

The website I’ve been helping with, Date Positive, has received excellent feedback from members.

The site was launched eight months ago and since then it’s been surprising and sometimes shocking to discover the level of predjudice people with STIs face on a day-to-day basis.

So it’s been incredibly heartening to receive positive feedback from some of our members: “You are doing a great job, keep up the good work. You guys are my heroes”. “What a great idea for getting this site up and running. I saw your piece in the Metro newspaper that I was reading on the bus. I couldn’t wait to get back home and have a look”. “I just wanted to say that this is an amazing site that you have come up with, thank you for giving me the opportunity to talk to other people with the same condition.” Continue reading

Date Positive

Date Positive is an online dating website for people with an STD/STI.

The website is the first and only dating and friendship website for people in UK and Republic of Ireland. It is open for membership to anyone with HIV, herpes, HPV, hepatitis or any other STD. We also welcome people who are seeking new friends or are looking to talk to others about living with an STD.

We launched in September, 2006, and have just under 3,000 members. Currently we are undergoing a software upgrade and in the very near future we will be relaunching the website. Continue reading