Speaking Frankly about Hemophilia
Speaking Frankly is a daring, distinctive website that aspires to serve as a candid, trusted resource on real issues of concern to teenagers and young adults with hemophilia worldwide. The content of this website is managed by a team of writers and editors who are members and alumni of the Step Up Reach Out and AFFIRM programs. Step Up Reach Out is a one-year international leadership development program for young men aged 18-25 diagnosed with hemophilia A or B; AFFIRM is a two-year international fellowship program to grow leadership and advocacy skills for men aged 26-38, diagnosed with hemophilia A or B. The site casts light on often taboo subjects such as sexuality, drugs and depression, and offers lively coverage of lifestyle topics including travel, entertainment, health and fitness.