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HIV stigma

28 October 2021

Silence = Death

By |2022-02-22T15:46:08+11:0028 October 2021|Tags: , |Comments Off on Silence = Death

Speak up about HIV! AIDS still kills People can live with HIV for many years without knowing.  Whether it's fear of finding out or they just haven't had a HIV test, their treatment is [...]

28 October 2021

ZERO HIV

By |2022-02-22T15:45:38+11:0028 October 2021|Tags: , , |Comments Off on ZERO HIV

Why reach for Zero in 2019? Zero HIV risk People living with HIV in NSW on anti-retroviral treatment who have an undetectable viral load (UVL) have Zero risk of transmitting HIV to our sexual [...]

28 October 2021

Hidden in Plain Sight

By |2022-02-22T15:45:15+11:0028 October 2021|Tags: , |Comments Off on Hidden in Plain Sight

In 2020, more people than ever are living with HIV ‘hidden in plain sight’, and have been here all along since the beginning of the HIV epidemic including ‘emerging’ groups of heterosexual people, women [...]

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.

27 February 2020

Communities make the difference to me

By |2021-03-12T22:06:57+11:0027 February 2020|Categories: Blog+, Opinion|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

I have been living with HIV for over 22 years, five of which I was unaware I was positive.

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’?

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 |2021-12-23T15:54:22+11:0015 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.

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