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  • Scott Agnew review – intimate standup set tackles HIV diagnosis

    At this year’s Edinburgh fringe the lines between comedy, therapy and healing have been smudged – explicitly so in Glaswegian comic Scott Agnew’s show. It traces Agnew’s sex life and his being diagnosed as HIV positive last year.

    25 August 2016 | The Guardian
  • Should Grindr Filter By HIV Status?

    The gay dating (sex) app Grindr is surveying some users about offering a filter to help stigmatize and serosort HIV positive identifying users. Wha?

    11 July 2016 | I'm Still Josh (blog)
  • At Sex Parties, PrEP Takes HIV Disclosure Off the Table

    PrEP is changing the landscape of sex parties and other group sex events, helping to break down barriers between people who are positive and negative—and helping people who are HIV-negative stay that way.

    28 June 2016 | BETA blog
  • 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
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