Every now and then, politicians surprise me. For instance, The Rt Hon Peter Robinson MP MLA is supporting religious freedom and freedom of conscience. This has been highlighted by Faith and Pride: Glad @dupleader is taking a strong stand for freedom of conscience. http://t.co/vm2EjzLFTd — Faith And Pride (@FaithAndPride) March 9, 2015 Perhaps you should read what Faith and Pride has said about his comments… Support Religious Freedom, Support Same-Sex marriage Continue reading Politicians sometimes surprise me…
Sorry everyone, life has been getting in the way of posting. Living here in Gibraltar, I have not been brilliant at taking some time to sit down and record how life is. Perhaps that is because it has been so good recently. Well so good in comparison to what it was when the blog was first started. However, I aim to record some thoughts at least once every two days from now on as I have always found it to be helpful in keeping me sane. Today I give thanks for Andrew. For without him and his love, I would be nothing today. Indeed, I doubt very much if … Continue reading Thank you Andrew: a return to blogging
Once again, on World AIDS Day, I end up talking to the local media on camera to raise awareness of living with HIV. This time it is in Gibraltar! Continue reading Another day, another media outlet… raising awareness on World AIDS Day 2014.
I have been conked out due to shingles for many weeks, and it is only in the past week that I have stopped taking the anti-depressant tablets that actually helped to numb the pain. But whilst I had been stuck … Continue reading Getting back to behind the camera
Today, was my second appointment with my new GP here in Gibraltar. I woke up looking forward to it. I was due to get the results of the blood tests done by the Infection Control nurse about a month ago. … Continue reading Disappointment from GHA today
Recent experience of getting HIV meds prescribed in Gibraltar. I have found it to be relatively easy to navigate the system. Continue reading Can I navigate the Gibraltar system for HIV care?
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 … Continue reading When you hear of a cure for HIV from a church… get worried.
As many readers will know, many of the Unionist politicians in Northern Ireland have real problems with allowing the LGBT communities in the Province to exist peacefully and to express their culture. Following on from the statement issued by the … Continue reading A statement from the Combined NI LGBT Communities…
The question was raised by a Unionist MP in the House of Commons during Prime Minister’s Questions. The answer of British Prime Minister, David Cameron was that tolerance towards people of a different sexuality is an important part of being British. Now, remember, this question was raised by a Unionist MP, someone who fundamentally believes that Northern Ireland must be part of the United Kingdom… The case of the refusal to provide a service to bake a cake by Ashers Baking Company was drawn to my attention early yesterday. I read with great interest the comments of Gregory Campbell MP … Continue reading A question of conscience… and printing
This afternoon I am meeting with Felix Alvarez OBE and others from the Equality Rights Group group to talk about provision of support services for people living with HIV in Gibraltar. I have missed the regular support from Positive Life back … Continue reading HIV support in Gibraltar?