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What does the Government’s new white paper mean for HIV prevention and care?

24/02/2021

By Cheryl Gowar, Policy & Campaigns Manager

The way healthcare in England is organised and delivered has caused all sorts...

I was an HIV doctor in the '80s. Here's what "It's a Sin" meant to me.

19/02/2021

The drama series “It’s a Sin” has caused many of us to reflect deeply on what has happened since AIDS...

"It's a Sin" and today's HIV epidemic

18/02/2021

By Danny Beales, Head of Policy & Campaigns

The reaction to Channel 4’s groundbreaking drama "It’s a Sin" has been...

"It's a Sin" - The 1980s were a time when young gay men were turned into something to fear

29/01/2021

By Guy Duncan

Guy is founder of Brand Equality, a lead marketing consultancy with a focus on strategy for LGBT+ diversity....

Kat Smithson

Changes to blood donation rules explained

14/12/2020

By Kat Smithson, Director of Policy 

Today the Government announced rule changes that will allow more gay...

HIV Commission report: now to move from words to actions

01/12/2020

By Deborah Gold, Chief Executive

We set up the HIV Commission in 2019 as a partnership with the Terrence Higgins...

Nothing about us without us

01/12/2020

Why it’s vital we amplify the voices of people with HIV on World AIDS Day

Former BBC journalist Ant Babajee...

The Equality Act and HIV: 10 years on

07/10/2020

What is the Equality Act 2010?

This month marks 10 years since the Equality Act 2010 (the Act) was...

Drugs policy in the UK: why it’s time to shift from punishment to public health

30/09/2020

By Calum Douglas, Policy & Campaigns Officer & Katy Sharrock, Research & Policy Officer

In August the European Association for the...

Why we believe in HIV rights

24/09/2020

by Deborah Gold, Chief Executive 

National...