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  • HIV: The power of positive thinking

    At 12, Lisa was told that the 'vitamin pills' she'd been taking all her life were in fact antiretroviral drugs. Then she learnt that the woman she thought was her mother was really her aunt; her mother had died of Aids when she was four. She struggled to cope. Now 19, she's helping other young people with HIV to face the future.

    15 April 2014 | The Independent
  • Ugandan clinics selling bogus HIV certificates

    Private clinics in Uganda's capital, Kampala, are selling fake HIV negative certificates to help people get jobs, an undercover investigation by BBC Africa's Catherine Byaruhanga has revealed.

    08 April 2014 | BBC Health
  • Why these guys come out as HIV-poz on Grindr

    What happens when guys on Grindr come out as HIV-positive? They get a range of reactions from thirsty fellow cock hounds. Curiosity to anger to paranoia.

    31 March 2014 | Project Q
  • Renato Barucco: Beyond "Poz" and "Neg": Five HIV Statuses, Plus a New One

    I can count five HIV statuses, plus a new one. They entail different responsibilities, possibilities and risks. Let's review them on a continuum from the safest to the problematic ones.

    28 March 2014 | Huffington Post
  • HIV and relationships

    This edition of HIV Australia focuses on HIV and relationships. Contributors discuss research, and present personal and historical accounts about their own and others’ lived experiences. A broad spectrum of relationships are discussed, including sexual and platonic relationships, relationships with friends, family and peers, and relationships involving organisations and community.

    14 March 2014 | HIV Australia
  • Overcoming barriers to partner notification of HIV

    Overcoming barriers to partner notification of HIVMedical Xpress(Medical Xpress)—Among the most difficult barriers to preventing the spread of HIV are those that hamper the notification of sexual and needle-sharing partners that they have been exposed to the infection. In a new study, Yale researchers investigate ...

    05 February 2014 | Medical Xpress
  • More to do on NHS confidentiality for people with HIV

    The NHS needs to do more to tackle HIV-related stigma, lack of patient knowledge on the use of their personal data, and breaches of confidentiality.  These are key findings from a major new survey of the knowledge and views of people living with HIV.

    22 January 2014 | NAT press release
  • John Grant: HIV 'Doesn't Make Me Less of a Human'

    After publicly disclosing his HIV status while guesting at a Hercules & Love Affair gig in London last year, musician John Grant got sober and self-analysed. “Sex and, more particularly, unsafe sex was just another way of escape and forgetting,” he says.

    20 January 2014 | The Music
  • Laurindo Garcia: Shining a Light on Stigma in a Web 2.0 World

    I gulped down some courage, reminded myself of the original intent of the photograph and then passed the phone back to my new friend with my "no shame in being HIV+" pic in full view.

    16 January 2014 | Huffington Post
  • Openly HIV-positive gay men to paint Soho red on 16 January

    On Thursday 16th January a bunch of HIV-positive gay men are going to meet up in Soho and go on a pub crawl. In many respects this is entirely ordinary: there are hundreds of gay men living with HIV drinking in the gay bars of Soho every evening. What will be different is that they will be there as openly HIV-positive gay men.

    20 December 2013 | The Gay UK
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