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 […]
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 […]
Conceiving a child when one or both partners are HIV-positive used to be the stuff of dreams, but today, modern science allows couples to give birth to HIV-negative babies a reality. A short ebook ‘Positively Negative’ by Heather Boerner sheds light on the developments of reproductive health for those living with HIV and the desire […]
I caught up with Tyler Curry of The HIV = campaign at the2 014 AIDS Conference in Melbourne.