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These are two autobiographic stories of acceptance and discovery of one's HIV status. In a unique combination of live painting and drag performance, two HIV-ARTivists will tell how being aware of your status can be a transformative and empowering tale. The comic artist, Luca Modesti (founder of Conigli Bianchi), and the singer and drag queen, Paola Lovely (founder of PLUS LGBTQI HIV+ People), will join forces narrating how finding out their status revolutionized their sexual and affective relationships with the people around them. Through humour and curiosity, the artists will shatter taboos regarding sexual freedom and prevention. The taboos surrounding HIV hinge upon shame and repulsion, emerging from fear of disease and incapacity to talk freely about sex. Anyone who believes in a culture of prevention has the responsibility to talk about sex and sexuality in an empowering and informative way.