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Edward Russell

Edward Russell on Madonna’s HIV and AIDS activism


We’re delighted that the Queerty nominated podcast Inside The Groove – which celebrates the work of Madonna – will be...

Annie Howard

First Europe-wide survey on HIV stigma


By Annie Howard

HIV-related stigma and discrimination remain major barriers to accessing HIV services for people living with HIV worldwide....

Angelina Namiba on representation and changing the narrative of black women living with HIV


Originally from Kenya, Angelina has over 26 years of experience working in HIV including providing one-to-one support to people living with...

Threats to the rights and freedoms of trans people in the UK undermines progress on equality, in HIV and beyond


By Kat Smithson

At last week’s Conservative Party Conference there were several negative references to trans people and their rights...

Reverend Jide Macaulayv

Black History Month: Interview with Reverend Jide Macaulay


Reverend Jide Macaulay (he/him) is the Founder and CEO of House of Rainbow CIC. Openly gay British Nigerian born in...

HIV Action Plan: We can’t allow positive findings to disguise the very real challenges we face


By Deborah Gold

We’re delighted with the encouraging updates in the HIV Action Plan annual report, which detail how the...

Oluwakemi Agunbiade

The proposed Illegal Migration Bill leaves asylum seekers with HIV even more vulnerable


By Oluwakemi Agunbiade

After a swift move through the House of Commons, the Illegal Migration Bill has now reached the...

BHIVA Spring Conference 2023: Reflections on PrEP, testing and quality of life


By Adam Freedman

Last week, I had the exciting opportunity to attend the British HIV Association (BHIVA) Spring Conference in...

Lesbian Visibility Day: Lisa Power on anger, activism and LGBTQ+ solidarity


By Lisa Power

Lisa Power is a British LGBTQ+ rights activist. She was one of the founding members of the...

New Crown Prosecution Service guidance on HIV transmission cases is clear that U=U


By Kat Smithson 

Since 2001 it has been possible to be prosecuted for the reckless or intentional transmission...