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#191 – December 2018

15 December 2018

On Being Trans and Poz

By |2021-12-23T15:50:14+11:0015 December 2018|Categories: Advocacy, Blog+, Health, Mental Health, Opinion, Talkabout|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on On Being Trans and Poz

The ice breaker I like to use is, ‘I’m Trans, over 50 and Poz; not a winning trifecta in the relationship market place.’

15 December 2018

Breaking down stigma one barrier at a time

By |2021-12-23T15:52:18+11:0015 December 2018|Categories: Blog+, Health, Mental Health, Opinion, Talkabout, Treatments|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Breaking down stigma one barrier at a time

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.

15 December 2018

HIV Stigma, the Social Disease Pandemic

By |2022-07-15T15:54:37+10:0015 December 2018|Categories: Advocacy, Blog+, Health, Mental Health, Opinion, Talkabout|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on HIV Stigma, the Social Disease Pandemic

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.

15 December 2018

Flashback to a time of stigma and fear

By |2021-12-23T15:48:00+11:0015 December 2018|Categories: Advocacy, Blog+, Health, Mental Health, Talkabout|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Flashback to a time of stigma and fear

I was diagnosed with HIV during the broadcasting of the hysterical Grim Reaper campaign in 1987, at eighteen years old.

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