A lot of people who join our site are still unsure about adding a photo. They feel it’s too unsafe to do so and don’t want to risk anyone seeing their picture.
This is really a sad state of affairs but it does underline the degree of prejudice and stigma that exists in our society towards people with HIV and herpes.
A few people have emailed me and said they are adamant they will not add a photo to their profile. I do reassure them and explain our safety mechanisms, but they are still not convinced. Continue reading