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Positive Vida Podcast

Positive Vida Podcast

By Positive Vida Podcast
A bilingual podcast for folks living with HIV and those who love them brought to you by Jake and Janeli; an HIV positive couple trying to do good in the world, live their best life and provide for their HIV negative children. This podcast is a weapon against stigma and misinformation.
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Episode 9 - Fr. Kevin Fausz and ACTS HIV Ministry
In this episode recorded back in December of 2018, we speak with Fr. Kevin Fausz who is the Spiritual Advisor to the ACTS HIV ministry and retreat here in San Antonio, TX. The episode was recorded at Fr. Kevin's office at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. Also featured in this episode, making her podcast debut is Ezri Castrejana aged 3, who joined us and can be heard throughout this episode in the back ground. Attached are links to the ACTS HIV website, Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, and the data on Panama HIV rates which are all discussed during this episode: Inverview Topics: 
April 3, 2019
Episode 8-Celebrating Dia de los Muertos
We’re back! We wanted to take time to honor and celebrate those we have lost to AIDS.
November 2, 2018
Episode 7-the importance of FRIENDS
Janeli sits down with one of her best friends and cheerleader whom she lovingly refers to as “Esposa” Danielle Espinoza. They discuss finding one’s tribe and the importance of friendships!
September 8, 2018
Episode 6-Gabby Mata joins us
Gabby Mata, local foodie and influencer (follow her on IG @sanantoniolovelist) joins us to share why she stepped out of her ignorance and comfort zone to hear our story.
September 3, 2018
Ep. 5-Michael Marinez- using art as a weapon in the "war"
Janeli sits down with Michael Marinez, an artist and long time fighter in war against HIV/AIDS.
August 17, 2018
Episode 3-Our Diagnosis Part II
Jake and Janeli share the story of Janeli's diagnosis
July 31, 2018
Episode 2-Our Diagnosis Part I
Jake talks about what getting his diagnosis was like and disclosing his status to Janeli. Plus: an addendum to a segment from Episode 1 and a new segment: “HIV in the news”
July 21, 2018
Episode 1-This is a Weapon!
This podcast is a weapon! Its our first be nice, please! Join Jake and Janeli as they embark on this podcasting journey to use storytelling and the humanizing of People living with HIV/AIDS
July 17, 2018