#191 – December 2018

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15 December 2018

On Being Trans and Poz

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For several years I have been giving talks on living with HIV and being Transgender as an out Positive Life NSW Positive Speaker to schools, health professionals and business organisations. The ice breaker I [...]

15 December 2018

Breaking down stigma one barrier at a time

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Matthew Hall was diagnosed with HIV as a 23-year-old in 1995. Given effective antiretroviral treatment was yet to become available, HIV was considered a death sentence at this time. Devasted by the news, Matt [...]

15 December 2018

HIV Stigma, the Social Disease Pandemic

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Treating someone differently based on their race, culture, language, ethnicity or national origin is never okay, yet is a daily reality for many of us living with HIV in Australia. When we asked people [...]

15 December 2018

Flashback to a time of stigma and fear

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I was diagnosed with HIV during the broadcasting of the hysterical Grim Reaper campaign in 1987, at eighteen years old. My family based in southern NSW had no idea of my sexuality that I’d [...]

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