Why fear is a very poor communicator in our COVID-19 messaging.
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 [...]
Why HIV testing needs to be a part of everyone's sexual health, whatever sex you're having, whatever gender you are!
David Crawford recognised for three decades of providing service and care to people living with HIV.
Reflecting on my life in 1988 brings back some painful memories: the numbers of deaths from AIDS illnesses was starting to impact on the community and I was starting to fear for my own [...]
As a Positive Speakers Bureau (PSB) presenter of twenty one years for Positive Life NSW, I have been privileged to hear stories and see lives transform from bleak to hopeful, through a time of fear, illness death and anger.
Today Aaron takes each day as it comes, and feels much more comfortable to talk about HIV with all his partners – HIV positive or negative. His straight forward approach in changing world is [...]
Reactions I get when I mention to someone that I work in the HIV sector.
In those days, learning that you had contracted the ‘AIDS virus’ meant getting a death sentence.
Treatment as Prevention (or TasP) is used by people living with HIV to live healthier lives and reduce transmission of the virus.