Our blog

Read op-eds and interviews by our staff and partners

Why HIV markers on the Police National Computer are wrong


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


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?


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.


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


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


By Guy Duncan

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

HIV Commission report: now to move from words to actions


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


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


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


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

In August the European Association for the...