Positive Life NSW Blog

To help PLHIV navigate the sometimes tricky issue of disclosure in a range of sexual and drug using situations, solicitors Jennifer Smythe and Indraveer Chatterjee from the HIV/AIDS Legal Centre and Positive Life NSW are developing a new plain language resource

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HIV has been with us for 30 years and we’ve come a long way in understanding the virus since the 80s and 90s.

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PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) is the technical jargon for treatment that can stop you getting infected with HIV after a risky exposure (i.e. “We didn’t use a condom when fucking and I’m worried about HIV”).

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People with HIV have a personal potential and responsibility to step up and play an important and vital role in addressing HIV-related stigma and discrimination.

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From time to time, I come across the misguided view that prosecuting and 'locking up' people who transmit HIV is an effective prevention strategy and behavioural deterrent.

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