Coronavirus (COVID-19) hasn’t been a slow time for me. Like others, I haven’t been able to be still – I’ve been busier than I’ve ever been; both at work and in my personal life [...]
‘Losing face’ is a big thing within my culture and family community.
What does consent mean? Is consent always an enthusiastic ‘yes’, or is it sometimes the absence of a ‘no’?
I sero-converted back in 2003 and was very clear in my own mind, I didn’t want to be defined by HIV.
What's been happening with the My Health Record (MHR): An update! By now, all Australians who are eligible for Medicare, including people living with HIV (PLHIV) have a My Health Record (MHR). This online [...]
Disclosure about an STI diagnosis including HIV can be daunting. Positive Life can support you through disclosure.
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 April 2008, my Thai transgendered partner and I were both diagnosed with AIDS in Thailand a day apart, skipping HIV completely. While I lay dying in a Bangkok hospital with AIDS related PCP [...]
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 [...]
Get legal advice sooner rather than later, if you experience HIV discrimination in your workplace.