Today is 19 years we are together. This is also the year I turn fifty. My life has been defined by you, there is no denying it. You have pushed me in so many directions. The highest and the lowest. I never felt so lonely and damaged like today 19 years ago. But today you connect me to an amazing community of people that in spite of fear, suffering, illness and stigma, have risen, resisted and flourished.
HIV is easily treatable with pills. But there are no pills for stigma. Stigma grows on the ignorance behind the statement by Ukip’s leader Nigel Farage. There is no substance behind his words.
Taking Part is a group of people living with HIV, supported by Positively UK, who are interested in activism and want Continue reading
I started practicing yoga 15 years ago . When I started I was not fit. I was not flexible. I Continue reading
Today my HIV comes of age. 18 years ago I was diagnosed HIV positive. If my HIV was a person it could now vote.
Last week I was asked by Prof Jane Anderson, adviser on Sexual Health and HIV to Public Health England. to speak Continue reading
First, acquire this small molecule they call HIV It can be done in several ways. None of them matters. Then Continue reading
Kate spoke about the history of women’s activism in the UK. It was terribly moving to see pictures back from the 80’s and 90’s of Jayne and Sheila (Positively Women founders) and other young women, most of them now dead from AIDS, who for the first time got together to have the rights of women living with HIV voiced and recognized .