Misinformation on HIV transmission from Mirror, MEN, and GMP

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 Tuesday night. —Manchester Evening News The two stories have similar headlines: Charity worker spat at … Continue reading Misinformation on HIV transmission from Mirror, MEN, and GMP

When you hear of a cure for HIV from a church… get worried.

Reports have reached me of a church holding an event in Dublin this weekend promoting its super “cure”. Pink News has an article about it. Having this article, I had a look at the Genesis II Church website and was scared that they are seriously proposing that the International Red Cross Treat the victims of … Continue reading When you hear of a cure for HIV from a church… get worried.

Slavery in our own time – disturbing phenomenon

Slavery in its contemporary guise is not always to recognise: a conference in London today reminds us that we may encounter the phenomenon in daily life without knowing it. The Trust Women conference, attended by campaigners from all over the world, is drawing attention to a disturbing global problem. As women’s rights advocate Monique Villa … Continue reading Slavery in our own time – disturbing phenomenon