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Sarah Radcliffe

3 ways the UK asylum system fails people living with HIV


In a special blog for Refugee Week, we reflect on how UK asylum policy has shaped – and sometimes undermined...

Yusef Azad

Blood donation, who are we really discriminating against?


In my last blog I wrote about the complex matter of blood donation rules and gay men. I looked at...

Yusef Azad

Blood donation and gay men – the wrong focus?


It’s National Blood Week and this year the call for blood donors is more urgent than ever with the announcement...

Sarah Radcliffe

Why NAT will still be walking at Pride


Since the news that UKIP LGBT will be part of this year’s Pride parade, NAT has been asked whether we...

Kat Smithson

HIV campaigning is for life, not just for an election


After what was expected to be a much tighter contest the Conservatives have formed a government with a small majority...

Tom Perry

Give young MSM the education they deserve


Last week we published the results of a nationwide survey of young men who are attracted to other men. The...


PrEP is about more than condom-less sex


Last year saw a record number of gay and bisexual men diagnosed with HIV in the UK. 1 in 17...

Kat Smithson

Striving for political consensus on inclusive SRE


In September 2014 we joined forces with QX magazine on an open letter to political leaders in the calling for:...

Sarah Radcliffe

The proposed NHS restructure you haven’t read about


NHS England is now looking at making changes to how 'specialised services' like HIV are commissioned. Depending on the approach...

Sarah Radcliffe

PIP: We still don’t have the answers we need


In the four years since the abolition of Disability Living Allowance (DLA) was first proposed by the Government, I have...