by Dr. Luther Virgil The idea of working less but achieving more is not new.  In fact, I think anyone who has been a parent has been exposed to the pleas of children who claim that if they just get a chance to sit around and watch TV or play… Read more »

    by Venus Perez-Villars  Trying to understand how I sustained for over 30 years living with HIV and becoming pregnant is the ongoing mystery of my path. I wanted to become a mother, but I could not help worrying whether or not my child would be born ill. Life certainly has… Read more »

    Over thirty years ago I became knowingly introduced to a world which included a deadly virus which would eventually have the name–Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). At that time, I did not know how important a role that virus would play in my life. Quickly, the effects of that virus would… Read more »

    By Reggie Smith When I was young, I had a minimum of control of my emotions and behavior.  At home I threw tantrums when I didn’t get my way.  In school I got excellent marks in academics, but always unsatisfactory in behavior.  My issues were that I was very sensitive… Read more »

    By Reggie Smith I have been having sex of some kind since elementary school.  I did not learn about masturbation until I was 18, mainly because the opportunity to have sex with girls was often available.  I never saw anything wrong with having sex at such a young age.  It… Read more »

    By Reggie Smith I knew I was a child when I was a kid, but I felt like I deserved the respect of having good sense.  We grew up in an era where adults did not usually negotiate with children.  We did as we were told, or we paid the… Read more »

    Welcome to, “The Reginald & Dionne Smith Foundation, Inc.” We lovingly call our organization the-RDSF!! Whether you are an individual who is infected with HIV, viral Hepatitis, or a friend, family member, or supporter of someone with the viral infections, we believe you will be both pleased and excited to… Read more »