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. Until that point I had […]
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If using a condom is tricky to bring up when your date gets hot and heavy, try dropping the ‘H*Bomb’ – admitting you have genital herpes. In Dating The H*Bomb, Heidi, Hector and Michael candidly share intimate stories about life with the incurable and taboo herpes virus, from the shock of diagnosis to the search for true love. […]
To those who have helped us, Thank you for your generosity in sharing your story and experiences with us. This research was invaluable in helping us shape the documentary and to understand the impact the virus has. We could not have progressed so far without the inspirational stories that every person has shared. In consultation with […]
An insider’s guide to viral love and sex We’re researching a documentary for national TV & the web looking at dating, loving and lusting with genital herpes. We’d like to speak with men and women, young and old, gay and straight, in love or on the prowl and those who are celibate too. We want to hear […]
Spread the message, not the virus Live & Love Short Film Competition to destigmatise HSV (Herpes Simplex Virus) Budding film makers are being challenged to shoot cinematic flicks designed to destigmatise HSV – the Herpes Simplex Virus commonly associated with cold sores and genital herpes – as part of the inaugural Live & Love Short Film Competition. The […]
Until you get Herpes as an STD, you really have no idea how it can affect your life. I’m a 52 year old male, Australian, living in Sydney. I’ve had Herpes for approximately 10 years. From my point of view, everyone’s initial reaction to the news of contracting the virus is different; angry, cheated, bitter, […]