Living Positive Victoria CEO Brent Allan was pleased with ADF’s swift response.
A new dating app has been released exclusively for people living with HIV.
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.
When it comes to Australia’s HIV community, it is essentially a gay man’s world. For this month’s segment on unsung community champions Matthew Wade spoke to Christabel Millar, who has advocated to increase the visibility of and tackle the stigma around women living with 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.
Charlie Sheen has become the latest high-profile Hollywood celebrity to publicly confirm his HIV status since Rock Hudson in the 1980s.