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  • Things to Consider Before Disclosing Your HIV Status at Work

    Many people debate about whether they should reveal their HIV status to people at work—and may wonder about the potential benefits, and the potential downsides, of disclosing. Here’s a few things to consider if you’re thinking about coming out to work colleagues as HIV-positive.

    21 June 2016 | BETA blog
  • Democratic Congressional Candidate Opens Up About Having HIV In Emotional Video

    Bob Poe, a Democratic candidate for an open congressional seat in central Florida, revealed on Thursday that he is HIV positive.

    10 June 2016 | Huffington Post
  • New dating app to help people living with HIV find love

    A new dating app has been released exclusively for people living with HIV.

    14 April 2016 | Star Observer
  • Africans tolerant on religion, ethnicity, nationality, and HIV, but not homosexuality, survey finds

    The latest Afrobarometer survey revealed that contrary to common portrayals, Africans express high degrees of tolerance for people from different ethnic groups, people of different religions, immigrants, and people living with HIV/AIDS. A large majority of African citizens, however, are intolerant of homosexual citizens. Across the 33 countries, an average of 78% of respondents say they would “somewhat dislike” or “strongly dislike” having a homosexual neighbour.

    01 March 2016 | The South African
  • Charlie Sheen did more for HIV education than most UN events do. There's a lesson in that.

    Sheen’s disclosure corresponded with the greatest number of HIV-related Google searches ever recorded in the United States. People weren’t just searching online for celebrity gossip about Charlie Sheen. They wanted to know about the virus and how to protect themselves and how to get tested. In the hours after the actor’s announcement, searches related to HIV symptoms were 540 percent higher than usual, searches related to HIV testing were 214 percent higher, and searches related to condoms were 72 percent higher.

    22 February 2016 | Vox
  • Sex without shame - The possibilities PrEP offers me and our community

    Harry Dodd, a 25 year-old PROUD Trial participant, discuss PrEP.

    15 February 2016 | Terrence Higgins Trust
  • I Watched Charlie Sheen on The Dr. Oz Show So You Don't Have To

    I am dismayed to report that Tiger Blood Charlie is back and he has gone rogue. And his Chasing the Cure! conversation with Dr. Oz might be the worst thing to ever happen to AIDS cure research, or at least the most irresponsible reporting about it.

    14 January 2016 | Poz
  • The Path to Charlie Sheen's HIV Disclosure

    To track the push and pull between Mr. Sheen and the media over several years — his condition flickering in and out of public view — is to see behind the veil of how celebrity secrets are kept hidden, and how they are ultimately disclosed.

    06 January 2016 | New York Times
  • Watch: Russian TV host announces he is HIV-positive in live broadcast

    On Tuesday evening, Pavel Lobkov, a television host for the independent Dozhd channel, announced on air that he had been diagnosed in 2003 as HIV-positive. It is the first time in recent memory that any Russian celebrity, major or minor, has publicly made such an announcement.

    03 December 2015 | Washington Post
  • Moral responsibilities to disclose your HIV status to partners aren’t so clear-cut

    Sexual ethics is an area prone to strongly felt moral intuitions. We saw this play out in the good, bad and sometimes ugly commentary following Charlie Sheen’s public disclosure of his HIV status. But just how much disclosure is it reasonable to expect from a sex partner, particularly if that relationship isn’t a serious and committed one?

    01 December 2015 | The Conversation
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