The CEO of the site said: “No one would like to date people living with HIV unless he is living with it”
A HIV-positive man wrongly denied a tourist visa to Australia has condemned the country’s immigration laws.
As the second part of a four-part resource is released for HIV-positive men who use crystal meth, we hear from a former user about why something like this is important.
World AIDS Day was established in 1988 to mourn and honour the lives of those lost to AIDS-related illnesses, as well as to help raise awareness about HIV and AIDS globally. The day has grown to one that also aims to tackle stigma and raise awareness on needed legal reforms and treatment access. Brent Allan looks to the future of Australia’s response to HIV.
Earlier this year, Paul Kidd played a pivotal role in the campaign that led to the Victorian Government repealing a law which criminalised the transmission of HIV. As part of the Star Observer’s regular segment of notable coming out stories, the long time HIV activist tells Matthew Wade how his early days of disclosing his HIV status influenced his advocacy work.
During his headline-grabbing TV interview yesterday, Charlie Sheen said he was blackmailed by some people after he disclosed his HIV status. In fact, many people living with HIV have experienced similar negative reactions when they disclose: blackmail, threats of criminal prosecution, unwanted disclosure of HIV status, and physical violence. Paul Kidd writes.