One rainy evening on Oxford Street in Sydney, I sat in an a[TEST] clinic stunned and frozen from shock. It was not from the cold.
Just the thought of telling others I'm living with HIV was really daunting. To be honest, it is still an overwhelming prospect
Being a ‘good gay boy', I was tested every six months for HIV and STIs, which in retrospect seemed quite strange as I was almost your quintessential ’40-year-old virgin.’
After going public about being a former NRL Referee, Michael achieved the highest level of the sport while living with HIV the entire time.