— Better Blokes (@BetterBlokesNZ) May 14, 2020 The following two African men explained the benefit of HIV-specific groups: “Here, you get a lot of moral support … White, black, anything, I try to interact with everybody, because we’re the same status, we’re one family here. We’re the same. YouContinue Reading

By User:Amishsexy based on File:China blank map.svg (originally created by User:Joowwww) – SVG china maps commonsThis vector image was created with Inkscape., Public Domain, Link HIV is growing so fast among Chinese youth that a university is selling testing kits in vending machines — Quartz (@qz) October 25, 2016Continue Reading

Charlie Sheen, Rock Hudson and the changing face of HIV stigma — The Conversation (@ConversationUK) November 28, 2015 So what has changed between 1985 and 2015? Well, HIV has changed immeasurably, thanks mainly to the development of effective pharmacological treatments. If Rock Hudson were diagnosed today, he couldContinue Reading Pope Francis has dismissed a question about whether condoms can be condoned in the fight against AIDS by saying there are more important issues confronting the world, like malnutrition, environmental exploitation and the lack of safe drinking water. Francis was asked about the church’s opposition to condoms while returningContinue Reading Having HIV has not been a death sentence for Sophie Jayawardene. She will be sharing her story about HIV on stage for the first time at the Puawai festival. Jayawardene was diagnosed with HIV in 1989 after a routine check-up, having just moved to New Zealand from Zimbabwe. “IContinue Reading Russia is very close to its millionth registered HIV infection; 986,657 people have been registered as infected. Most experts believe that only half of all HIV cases are diagnosed and registered, meaning Russia now probably has two million inhabitants living with HIV. That is a staggering number, particularly forContinue Reading But it did not quell the assumption that only gay men and people who’d undergone blood transfusions were at risk of contracting the disease. Ashe was compelled to reveal his condition in 1992 after learning that a newspaper planned to publish a story about his battle with AIDS, whichContinue Reading,,20915667,00.html And yet it was Hudson’s acknowledgement in 1985 that he had AIDS that was a turning point for the world to finally pay attention to those who were dying from the disease. Thirty years later, in this week’s issue of PEOPLE, those close to the star reveal new detailsContinue Reading “We’re talking about shakedowns. I have paid those people. Not that many, but enough. What people forget is that’s money they’re taking from my children,” Sheen told Lauer. “They think it’s just me, but I’ve got five kids and a granddaughter. … I release myself from this prison today.”Continue Reading