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HIV discrimination

18 December 2020

I experienced HIV stigma in hospital

By |2021-12-23T17:01:04+11:0018 December 2020|Categories: Blog+, Health, Mental Health, Opinion, Talkabout, Women's Health|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on I experienced HIV stigma in hospital

I am Angel and I am from the southern part of Africa. I am 39 years old and this is my story.

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.

15 December 2017

Never again, I’d rather die

By |2021-12-23T14:21:16+11:0015 December 2017|Categories: Blog+, Health, Mental Health, Opinion, Talkabout|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Never again, I’d rather die

After experiencing the worst HIV discrimination in a healthcare setting, Zainab decided she’d rather die.

15 August 2016

Indirect Discrimination while HIV Positive

By |2021-10-01T18:13:40+10:0015 August 2016|Categories: Advocacy, Blog+, Employment and Vocational Support, Health, Opinion, Talkabout|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Indirect Discrimination while HIV Positive

Brett rang the HIV/AIDS Legal Centre (HALC) to see if there was any way he could make his boss pay him on time.

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