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hiv stigma


Conchita Wurst

Austrian drag queen Conchita Wurst has opened up about her HIV status after being allegedly blackmailed by her ex-boyfriend. The glamorous Eurovision Song Contest winner revealed in a moving German-language Instagram post she had “been HIV positive for many years.” “This is actually irrelevant to the public, but an ex-boyfriend is threatening to go public …

Karl Schmid

An Australian-born, Los Angeles-based entertainment reporter has revealed in an emotional post on Facebook that he has been living with HIV for a decade. Schmid, who works for ABC News in the US, opened up about his decade-long struggle over whether to disclose his HIV status, saying he’d been encouraged by media colleagues to keep …

queensland positive people

An Australian man living with HIV has opened up about his experiences after his HIV diagnosis in the latest instalment of a short film series calling on people to unite against HIV stigma. In the video, José opens up about his HIV diagnosis 22 years ago, his relationship with his longtime partner Carlos and his …