From yesterday, following a legal move1 made by the North’s health minister, it is now possible to buy HIV self-testing kits and to test yourself for HIV. Speaking on World AIDS Day, [Simon Hamilton MLA] said: “The change in the law will allow … Continue reading HIV self tests now available in North thanks to legal change
HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) is the virus which causes Genital Warts and can lead to oropharyngeal, penile, anal and cervical cancer. At this stage all cis females are vaccinated against the most pervasive strains of HPV at age 14. The … Continue reading We Can. I can. Supporting #WorldCancerDay
I’ve been contacted by Jemma Campbell who is studying Film and Media at the University of Stirling. She is in her final year and is looking for volunteers to help in her dissertation. In her own words, Hi, I’m Jemma Campbell, … Continue reading Do you live with HIV in Scotland? Can you help Jemma?
It is time to say Yes to Equality, to say Yes to Love, and to Say No to discrimination against people of the same sex who love each other. Sitting in Dublin, one could be complacent about Equal Marriage given … Continue reading Time for Equal Marriage in Gibraltar
Perhaps we will be able stop having daily pills and move to bi-monthly injections. Here is hoping… “Although advancements in treatment have made HIV much easier to manage, the daily dosage of medication can often feel like a burden. Researchers … Continue reading Injectable HIV treatment to begin phase III clinical trials
Well, today’s tears were the result of receiving some boxes from Calstock. Boxes mainly of books, but also of a quite nice set of plates, cups and saucers, etc. But the one item that had me most in tears was … Continue reading Tears as the boxes arrived and were opened…
If like me you have had problems when using the toilet, feeling a strain to evacuate waste from your body, getting all tensed up, which then makes the problem worse… well there is a solution. Squatty Potty® Squatty Potty® is … Continue reading Problems using the toilet? Try squatting instead of sitting
Sharing your memories of a loved one, a partner, a friend will help to bring the stories of the lost generation back to life. Support the creation of this film. Continue reading “AIDS since the 1980s”: Have you a story to tell?
Both the Mirror and the Manchester Evening News have published outrageously misinformed reports regarding a charity worker facing an anxious New Year as she waits for tests results to find out if she has contracted the disease after being assaulted on … Continue reading Misinformation on HIV transmission from Mirror, MEN, and GMP
So it is 2016 and last night as the old year was preparing to leave, I got told that I had the plague: the gay plague. I thought that this sort of language was only to be expected from conservatives … Continue reading Shocked at being told I had “the plague”