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Institutional, structural, and systemic racism are real and have a role in HIV

01/04/2021

By Deborah Gold, Chief Executive of National AIDS Trust

I am deeply troubled by the Commission on Race and Ethnic...

Why HIV markers on the Police National Computer are wrong

19/03/2021

By Kat Smithson, Director of Policy

HIV warnings on the Police National Computer (PNC) are not backed up by science...

HIV, the police, and the road to building trust

11/03/2021

By Tamara Manuel, Policy and Campaigns Officer

One of the most powerful legacies of Channel 4’s ground-breaking drama “It’s a...

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...