Speeches from the Book Launch
Jun13

Speeches from the Book Launch

Due to popular demand, here are the transcripts of two of the speeches made at the successful “HIV – Our Responsibilities” book launch which took place in Dublin Castle at the Gay Health Forum on Friday June 6th 2014. The speeches were made by Lysander Preston (Positive Now founder member) and Aislinn O’Donnell (booklet editor). Click to view the...

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HIV and Me, Stephen Fry, Part 1
Jun05

HIV and Me, Stephen Fry, Part 1

British writer and actor Stephen Fry reports on the shocking increase of new HIV-infected people in Britain and in sub-Saharan Africa. Published on 18 Jun 2013

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The Diceman on the Late Late Show
Jun05

The Diceman on the Late Late Show

The Diceman was the first to come out on Live Irish television about living with AIDS. Thom McGinty (1 April 1952– 20 February 1995), known as The Diceman, was a Scottish actor, model, and street artist specialising in mime, who spent most of his career in Ireland, where he became a landmark living statue and honorary Dubliner.

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Book Launch! HIV: “Our Responsibilities”
Jun05

Book Launch! HIV: “Our Responsibilities”

We are very proud to launch our new booklet HIV: Our Responsibilities. A huge thank you to the Dr Aislinn O’Donnell who helped us to put this together most brilliantly. We even have a foreword by President Michael D. Higgins! The launch took place in Dublin Castle at the Gay Health Forum on Friday 6th June 2014. Click here to read it online.   From the introduction: This living document is an invitation to all of us to reflect on...

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Community Consensus Statement on the Use of Antiretroviral Therapy in Preventing HIV Transmission
Jun05

Community Consensus Statement on the Use of Antiretroviral Therapy in Preventing HIV Transmission

NAM and EATG, Europe’s community group for people with HIV, have launched a consensus statement, for endorsement by the HIV community, on using HIV treatment to prevent the transmission of HIV. ART drugs if taken as prescribed can effectively render people non-infectious.  This treatment has not already ended the HIV epidemic for several reasons including lack of access to drugs, no global consensus on who should get them,...

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