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  • HIV-positive vicar overwhelmed by response to video

    The Rev Hayley Young of Hampshire creates video using words on sheets of cardboard to explain illness to congregation.

    26 May 2015 | The Guardian
  • Fighting HIV where no-one admits it's a problem

    For years Russia has remained remarkably silent on the challenge it faces from HIV and Aids. Now that silence has been broken by an epidemiologist who has been working in the field for more than two decades - and he calls the situation "a national catastrophe".

    20 May 2015 | BBC
  • The hugging immigrant

    An interview with Bisi Alimi, the HIV-positive Nigerian immigrant who has been campaigning against Nigel Farage and UKIP in the seat where Farage is a candidate, South Thanet, and neighbouring areas.

    06 May 2015 | BBC World Service (sound file)
  • Nigerian immigrant who is also HIV positive offers free hugs to public as he urges them not to vote Ukip

    Bisi Alimi is offering free hugs to anyone who wants to listen to his message in South Thanet, Kent. He has become a regular visitor to the town centre, attracting crowds of people by holding a sign which reads: "I'm an immigrant. Hug me or ask me a question?"

    06 May 2015 | Evening Standard
  • Comment: HIV care is under threat due to lack of funding, not immigration

    The Green Party candidate for Broxtowe, David Kirwan, writes for PinkNews after opening up about living with HIV.

    01 May 2015 | Pink News
  • Magazine prints provocative cover with HIV+ blood-infused ink

    A magazine called Vangardist is seeking to draw attention to HIV and AIDS with a provocative cover that is printed with ink containing HIV-positive blood. The special edition of the magazine features stories of "HIV heroes" at a time when the editors say too many people have grown complacent about the disease.

    01 May 2015 | CBS News
  • General Election 2015: Green party candidate becomes first to reveal Aids diagnosis

    In an interview with Buzzfeed News, David Kirwan, who is the Green’s candidate for Broxtowe in Nottinghamshire, said he was speaking out about his illness in an attempt to end the "secrecy and stigma" which surrounds the condition.

    28 April 2015 | The Independent
  • 'This is what it's really like to live with HIV'

    The number of young men being diagnosed with HIV has doubled in ten years; the number of new diagnoses among gay and bisexual men has reached a record high, according to the most recent data. The virus is rarely out of the news, and yet, because of continuing developments in treatment, few of us understand what life with the condition is like now. Three young men, all diagnosed in their 20s, talk about living with the virus.

    10 April 2015 | Daily Telegraph
  • Still refusing to date HIV+ guys? Here’s why you could be putting your health at risk

    Matthew Hodson, of UK-based gay men’s health charity, GMFA, explains why arguments for not having sex with gay men who are HIV positive make little sense – and could actually pose a danger for those who are HIV negative

    09 April 2015 | Gaystar News
  • "I am one of those foreigners": living with HIV in the UK

    The statement by Ukip's leader Nigel Farage that the majority of people living with HIV in the UK are foreigners, who come here to access free NHS treatment, and who should not be let in, sends shivers down my spine. I was born in Italy, I moved to the UK in the late 80’s and happened to be diagnosed with HIV in 1997.

    08 April 2015 | Open Democracy
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