So you know the exact incident in which you contracted HIV.
Yeah. It was at this bathhouse in Portland.
Up till then you'd been getting checked regularly?
Totally. No more than six months between tests since I was 16.
So tell me about the encounter and how you figured it out.
It was August of 2005. I'm 23, and I'd had a few experiences of getting with HIV-positive dudes without a condom, [...]