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The Listening Project: I’ll Speak About it All Day Long (sound file)

Two 17-year-old girls infected with HIV as babies discuss their common experience in the BBC's Listening Project, a sound archive of our modern times.

Published
25 April 2019
From
BBC
Challenging My Own Bigotry

An HIV-negative gay man confronts his history with men living with the virus.

Published
25 April 2019
From
Poz
Why Do Study Participants Misreport Their HIV Status?

Why do some study volunteers misreport their HIV status to researchers? Maybe they misunderstood the conditions for incentive payments or the question itself, speculated the authors of a recent study on the subject. Or maybe the questions were not phrased in a way that is easy for laypersons to understand, countered David Malebranche, M.D., M.P.H., of Morehouse School of Medicine.

Published
24 April 2019
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The Body Pro
Tanzania study finds two-thirds of HIV positive women tell their partners

Study reveals higher levels of disclosure than previously thought among women in Tanzania, especially amongst those in relationships where sexual and reproductive health issues are discussed.

Published
23 April 2019
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Avert
‘Demeaning’ to portray counsellor as HIV-positive sex worker – Kenyan court

Though the world is moving towards de-stigmatising HIV/AIDS, it is still not difficult to imagine a court awarding damages to someone who is publicly – but either without their permission or else incorrectly – said to be living with the condition.

Published
11 April 2019
From
Legal Brief
Talking to Children About Terminal Illness

New guidelines call for speaking openly with children when they or their parents face life-threatening diseases.

Published
18 March 2019
From
New York Times
Switchboard: Homophobia, HIV and hoax calls

Switchboard, the LGBT helpline, took its first call from a tiny office in the basement of a bookshop in King's Cross on 4 March 1974. To mark the 45th anniversary, people have been sharing memories of a charity that's helped millions across the world.

Published
05 March 2019
From
BBC
Relationship counseling encourages couples HIV testing

Lynae Darbes, associate professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Michigan, developed an intervention designed to improve the likelihood that couples will decide to engage in HIV testing together. The idea was that providing relationship skills to couples would improve their communication and their relationship in general, and this would in turn improve their ability to talk about sex and HIV--as well as HIV testing.

Published
08 February 2019
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Eurekalert Medicine & Health
How would you tell your child they are HIV-positive?

When having ‘the talk’ is about more than just the ‘birds and bees’.

Published
30 November 2018
From
Health-e
MP reveals he is HIV positive in move to tackle stigma

Lloyd Russell-Moyle’s personal Commons speech highlights advances in treating condition

Published
30 November 2018
From
The Guardian
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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