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 in the US like Walter Kubitz in Virginia. But this was in Ireland, from someone … Continue reading Shocked at being told I had “the plague”
Andrew Keates has made this documentary about living with HIV. I don’t know him personally, but a friend does. He asks himself questions that he has been asked before and then answers them. Who gave you HIV? Don’t you just pop a pill a day and everything’s fine? How’s your love life? https://youtu.be/jXJzIQ0lRZk He tells … Continue reading “My HIV. Our Problem.”
Shocked to read of the abuse that some received while collecting money on World AIDS Day. This post shows why we need to stand up and fight the stigma.
I pledge to Live HIV Neutral; to challenge stigma if I experience, see or hear it, and to be an advocate for people with and affected by HIV.—John Carchrie Campbell #LiveHIVNeutral What does living HIV neutral mean? To live HIV neutral is to be informed and stigma-free in all that we say and do. It is both … Continue reading #LiveHIVNeutral — my pledge