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  • Canada: New study finds majority of women living with HIV who also inject drugs face legal obligation to disclose HIV status to sexual partners

    A new study presented to the IAS conference in Vancouver, Canada found that 44 per cent of women within a research cohort of people who use injection drugs living with HIV in Vancouver would be legally obligated to disclose their HIV status to their sexual partners. Within the study, 65 per cent of male participants compared with only 45 percent of female participants satisfied the Supreme Court of Canada’s legal test for HIV non-disclosure. This says that people living with HIV must disclose their HIV status to a partner before sexual activity unless both a condom is used and a low HIV viral load is present.

    26 August 2015 | HIV Justice Network
  • Four years with HIV and counting…

    Today marks my fourth anniversary, or annHIVersary if you will, of life with HIV. Those four years have really flown past, so what’s changed? What does the future hold?

    04 August 2015 | Beyond Positive
  • Serosorting in the Age of PrEP

    Josh Kruger writes: In the past, HIV+ and HIV- men often sought partners of the same status. Is it still, or was it ever, necessary? Sometimes, I’ll hear HIV-positive people talk about how the best way they can prevent HIV is to only date or have sex with other HIV-positive people. I can understand this line of thinking; I used to hold the same sentiment. Still, the longer that I live with HIV, and the more advances I see being made in science, I think we need to scrap this idea altogether.

    09 July 2015 | The Advocate
  • Mykki Blanco Opens Up About Revealing His HIV Diagnosis: Exclusive

    The rapper talks to MTV News days after making his status public to fans and the world.

    19 June 2015 | MTV
  • Mykki Blanco Discloses That He's HIV Positive

    Rapper, poet and performance artist Mykki Blanco made a difficult disclosure on Friday night, publicly revealing that he is HIV positive.

    15 June 2015 | Rolling Stone
  • 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
  • Philip Christopher Baldwin talks about living with hep C in the gay community

    I did not have the courage to tell people that I had Hep C, worried that others would gossip about me. There were no role models in the media for co-infection with HIV and Hep C, which made it harder to be open. I had fought so hard to be an out gay man, and now I was hiding something that was inextricably linked to my sexuality, to my identity and to my core sense of who I am.

    13 May 2015 | QX
  • Most people think they’ll never get HIV. We spoke to two students who did

    Unless you watch Comic Relief or own Team America on DVD, chances are HIV doesn’t cross your mind that often. Yet rising rates of young gay men across the country are being diagnosed every year with the chronic illness. HIV may no longer be the death sentence it once was – nonetheless, it dramatically changes the lives of those who contract it.

    01 April 2015 | The Tab
  • Living with HIV: six very different stories

    Since HIV was first diagnosed in Britain 30 years ago, the reality of having the virus has changed dramatically. From a survivor of the 1980s epidemic to a recently diagnosed mother in her 60s, Eleanor Tucker hears six life-affirming stories.

    24 March 2015 | The Guardian
  • HIV Status Disclosure and Ripping the Band-Aid Off Quick

    Being HIV positive for the past six years, I've had to deal with disclosure and the gut-wrenching process of deciding the appropriate time to disclose for each situation I put myself in.

    24 March 2015 | The Body
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