Like many people living with HIV, I work full-time. I worked before my diagnosis and I’ve continued to work since my diagnosis.
Sydney in the 70s was a cool place to explore your sexuality.
Once you become poz, then what? Do you stop having sex, have judgmental thoughts, be unhappy, overthink, not go out, feel rejected, fearful and anxious?
I was thirty two and a mother when I was told I was HIV positive at the refugee detention centre.
A number of major international studies show the use of Truvada as an oral PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) can help prevent the transmission of HIV.
In 1995, at the age of 37 I became HIV+. At the time I felt my whole life was falling apart.
I have HIV and a number of other chronic health conditions including living with a mental health diagnosis.
As a heterosexual woman living with HIV for the past 21 years, I am acutely aware that the lived experience of women with HIV today is still mired in ignorance and invisibility.