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Stop HIV Cuts

Published on Mar 18, 2016 in Get Involved

Positively UK are proud to be a part of the #StopHIVCuts campaign! This is a national campaign which aims to convince local and national government of the importance of HIV support services, and the need to commission them effectively and fund them adequately.

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We’re recruiting a new Women’s Worker

Published on May 9, 2016 in Get Involved, Recruitment

Positively UK is excited to announce that we are recruiting a new coordinator for our project supporting women living with HIV — Positively Women. The aim of this role is to support the physical, emotional and social health and well-being of women living with HIV through the provision of one-to-one and group interventions.

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Cristian’s Story

Published on Mar 27, 2016 in Personal Stories - Men

I am a bisexual man living with HIV and I say that in this order because when I was diagnosed HIV positive it was a very important moment in my life but being HIV positive is not something that defines me necessarily so is actually a very small part of me.

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Mario’s Story

Published on Mar 26, 2016 in Personal Stories - Men

I moved to this country approximately 6 years ago and work as a nurse for the NHS in a very prestigious London hospital. I have lived most of this time in south west London where a big part of the gay community use drugs or ‘chemsex’ as a way of meeting people and having some fun. I went down that path where I would take some drugs and go looking for sex in saunas, at sex parties – I did it all.

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Jamie’s Story

Published on Mar 25, 2016 in Personal Stories - Men

Treatment brought few side effects, just some mild tiredness and nausea if I took it without food. It’s all about planning. In just over 3 weeks I was undetectable. I felt free; my fears of transmitting were gone – My fear of dating and disclosing not so much so. I dreaded having to disclose my status to people and what their reactions would be. It wasn’t long however until I found my resilience.

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Ismael’s Story

Published on Mar 24, 2016 in Personal Stories - Men

If I say the word: Sex, don’t be scared AT ALL. The gay community knows about HIV very well, and most of them are not afraid to have good sex with people with HIV. What I do, if I see like I’m going to have sex with someone, I feel free to say, I’m HIV positive. I prefer be honest from the start so as not to have surprises later or maybe make the other person uncomfortable.

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