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About +daddy+drEw+

HIV awareness and treatment Advocate & Activist. Living with HIV since 2007. A friend. A partner. A dad to the HIV Community.

The Rising Cases of HIV in the Phils: What Now?

05.17.2019 So the March 2019-data came out today and yet again,  we have mixed reactions around the rising number of new cases in the country. First off, we look at the numbers and the most current reports say that we … Continue reading

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A Weekend At Galera

05.06.2019 The last time I went there was 2015 I think, with some of the REDx kids.  Last weekend, I was finally able to go visit Puerto Galera again with @iam_pansexual @james000014 @AriesBoiii @SuperTrix3 @kuya_daddy  and my partner, Kim.   It … Continue reading

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The Cling

04.15.2018 We cling, to memories so dear. To pain so deep. We cling to feel. The friendships so joyful, the past that cut us into a thousand pieces, the hope that may never be. We cling, so we can learn … Continue reading

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Coming Home

04.03.2019 You lost your way, you went somewhere you never imagined you could ever go.  Somewhere you thought was paradise. Somewhere you felt free. Yourself. You lost your way, you went to a place where acceptance was given, not begged … Continue reading

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Don’t Settle

Dear You, You have been hurt before, deceived even, or at least you felt that way. You felt you owed him so you stuck around, despite the pain. But it doesn’t mean you don’t have the choice– the will– to choose … Continue reading

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Your 2019 REDx Organizer

03.26.2018 Everyone had a hand in making sure that the noise online was sustained. Everyone also had to make direct messages to follow up with some attendee-wanna be who wouldn’t respond after registration. But there had to be division of … Continue reading

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REDxSummer2019 – more than an outing

03.25.2019 Months of preparation and stress has finally ended, and it was all f*cking worth it.  I was worried for a while there, worried that the kids might not enjoy.  I was worried that the community might not appreciate the … Continue reading

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#live2tellthetales

03.17.2019 With the #REDxSummer2019 fast approaching, we have asked the five teams to use certain hashtags as a way to create noise around the activity.  While this is a contest based on which groups would reach more on twitter,  there … Continue reading

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My Boracay 2019

03.15.2019 The first time I went to Boracay was in 2003 I think,  and after that, Boracay was an annual event for me and my partner from 2009 onwards until around 2013-2014.  This time, I’m here with my mom, brother … Continue reading

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Psychosocial Disability & social media rants

03.06.2019 For the 297,980,923rd time,  yet again, I have heard and seen issues around the psychosocial disability classification of HIV.    Here’s a definition: What is Psychosocial Disability? Psychosocial disability is an internationally recognised term under the United Nations Convention … Continue reading

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