The issue of stigma is never far away from the conversation and this powerful awareness campaign from QPP needs to be shared far and wide…we need to raise awareness and take part in the conversation to educate, inform and reduce stigma. As a community we have the chance to really make change happen. We need […]
I’m a baby of the 80’s. In the early days of the epidemic I wasn’t old enough to remember the ravages of HIV. The invention of triple-drug therapy in 1996 and free access to treatment via Medicare has undeniably saved my life, a luxury many diagnosed before me did not have. As a member of […]
Discrimination is described as ‘choosing to treat someone badly or unfairly because of a characteristic that is perceived as different or unwanted’. The HIV virus is ‘different and unwanted’ therefore society often discriminates against individuals living with the virus. The public at large still perceives HIV as terrifying and infectious, immediately questioning ‘What is the […]
I caught up with Tyler Curry of The HIV = campaign at the2 014 AIDS Conference in Melbourne.