July 15th 2014 was a day like no other. Close your eyes and imagine a hot day in July (not a hard feat this year)…
The courts have told NHS England that they are able to commission PrEP. We know PrEP works. So why can’t we discuss it without turning to mudslinging?
It shouldn’t be a big deal, so I’m always so angry when I see gay men posting screenshots of some horrific abuse they face on dating apps and social media.
On January 21st 2015, the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks began an HIV storyline when regular character Ste Hay (McQueen) was diagnosed as having the virus after a one-night stand of bareback sex with a university student.
The year started off badly, grew steadily worse, and then built to a crescendo of disappointment, before ending with just the faintest glimmer of hope glowing in the hearth.
If you decide to tell someone about your HIV, think about it. Really think about it. Because once you tell them, you can’t ever take it back…
The 1st of October was ‘Older Persons Day’ and as a person aged 59 and living with HIV I thought this would be an appropriate time to speak up for the generation that are growing older and dealing long-term with this condition.
Phil isn’t positive but he is taking anti-retrovirals. He’s taking Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP). What are they, and why might someone be given them?
If everybody keeps quiet about their statuses then “nobody has it”, there’s no problem. Or is there? Why can’t we just talk about HIV?