My name is 'Nathan' and I'm in my early 30s. When I was diagnosed with HIV while I was living in Kuala Lumpur, away from Australia and my familiar friends and life, this experience [...]
In this section you will find practical information and links to social, medical, community and health options for living well with HIV. Just Diagnosed – a starting point for people newly diagnosed with HIV [...]
I usually had an HIV test every three months, but this time I’d skipped a month. When I went for my usual check-up, I wasn’t feeling too well, but I knew there was a [...]
In my family, I am the responsible one. I am born here, but my South American culture is very strong. I have to look after my sisters and my parents and they come to [...]
I was born in Japan and grew up in a middle class conservative family and received a good education. When I was 18 years old, the guy I was dating told my parents that [...]
The truth be told, there are still people dying of AIDS in NSW and Australia. I know this is a shocking truth, but my concern is the continued silence and lack of visibility about [...]
I remember the day I found out I had HIV. I was at the doctor with my niece who knows English better than me. The doctor sat across from us and looked nervous. He [...]
Today it is easier than ever to ‘slip through the cracks’.
Treatment for HIV is your best course of action to benefit your health in the long run.
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 through the “Grim [...]