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  • Prince Harry follows in Diana's footsteps with visit to HIV charity 26 years on

    Prince Harry has followed in the footsteps of his mother, visiting Leicester Aids Support Service (LASS) 26 years after Diana, Princess of Wales helped to raise awareness of the illness there.

    22 March 2017 | Telegraph
  • As HIV landscape shifts, move to rethink laws on transmission

    Thirty years ago, AIDS was a national nightmare — a plague killing thousands every year, sparking panic and paranoia. It was in that climate that California enacted criminal laws to target people with HIV who were believed to be putting others at risk of infection.

    21 March 2017 | San Francisco Chronicle
  • Advocates hope for change in HIV non-disclosure law after Ottawa meeting with provinces

    Advocacy groups are hoping the law criminalizing HIV non-disclosure in Canada will change after a meeting between Ottawa and the provinces in the spring. Last month, a protest was held outside the ministry’s office to protest the “overly broad and unjust” charges relative to HIV disclosure. Ontario leads in the number of people charged with HIV status non-disclosure and 180 people have been charged across the country

    07 March 2017 | Toronto Star
  • Commentary on U=U campaign - Follow Up on previous article 'On Fear, Infectiousness and Undetectability'

    Last week, GNP+ published a statement offering an alternative perspective on the messaging of campaigns on the uninfectiousness of people living with HIV who achieve viral suppression, including the U=U (Undetectable = Untransmittable) campaign. Following reactions from supporters of the campaign, GNP+ releases the following statement clarifying our position on this important issue.

    15 February 2017 | GNPPlus
  • This Man Was Turned Away By A London Tattoo Artist Because He Has HIV

    “I don’t feel like a second class citizen very often,” Rob Curtis told BuzzFeed News after the tattooist at Sang Bleu refused to work on him when he disclosed his HIV status.

    06 February 2017 | BuzzFeed News
  • How some gay men still stigmatise HIV positive gay men

    I naively thought that I knew no-one living with HIV. I had to ask myself seriously what I would do if I were diagnosed positive: and my immediate reaction was that I wouldn’t tell anybody. Part of the reason I’ve written my play The HIV Monologues is to combat this silencing stigma about HIV.

    01 February 2017 | Dazed
  • Why the C.D.C.’s Power to Quarantine Should Worry Us

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new regulations this month that give it broad authority to quarantine Americans. The rules outline for the first time how the federal government can restrict interstate travel during a health crisis, and they establish in-house oversight of whether someone should be detained, without providing a clear and direct path to challenge a quarantine order in federal court.

    24 January 2017 | New York Times
  • Dear Gay Men, An Open Letter

    The same kind of fear that keeps us from coming out as gay keeps many of us from coming out as HIV-positive.

    09 January 2017 | Advocate
  • This “First Dates” Contestant Was Told He Had To Reveal He Was HIV-Positive

    When Alex Causton-Ronaldson applied to be on the Channel 4 show, his HIV status was leaked to the production team, who tried to pressure him into disclosing it. He tells BuzzFeed News what effect this had and how he fought back.

    19 December 2016 | BuzzFeed News
  • The Fight for HIV Travel Insurance Cover

    How a ten year battle to get travel cover for HIV patients changed the face of medical travel insurance.

    02 December 2016 | World First
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