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18 December 2020

COVID-19 and the dialogue around HIV

By |2020-12-18T15:18:13+11:0018 December 2020|Categories: #194 - June 2020|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on COVID-19 and the dialogue around HIV

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 [...]

3 July 2019

What makes consent, consent?

By |2021-10-06T09:45:45+11:003 July 2019|Categories: Blog+, Mental Health, Opinion|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What does consent mean? Is consent always an enthusiastic ‘yes’, or is it sometimes the absence of a ‘no’?

22 February 2019

What now with My Health Record (MHR)?

By |2020-12-04T09:52:51+11:0022 February 2019|Categories: Blog+, Advocacy|Tags: , , , , , , , |1 Comment

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 [...]

11 February 2018

Let’s talk about disclosure…

By |2021-09-27T16:04:52+10:0011 February 2018|Categories: Blog+, Treatments|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Disclosure about an STI diagnosis including HIV can be daunting. Positive Life can support you through disclosure.

15 October 2017

Being Transgender and HIV Divergence

By |2020-12-08T11:44:15+11:0015 October 2017|Categories: #188 – October 2017|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Being Transgender and HIV Divergence

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 [...]

15 October 2017

A bittersweet relationship with HIV

By |2020-12-08T11:52:14+11:0015 October 2017|Categories: #188 – October 2017|Tags: , , |Comments Off on A bittersweet relationship with HIV

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 [...]

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