Positive Living Articles
The Long Road Forward
As the President of NAPWHA, Scott Harlum gave two speeches for World AIDS Day in 2022 – one at a dinner event in Sydney and the other at Parliament House in Canberra. Both spoke to the national World AIDS Day theme: ‘Boldly Positive’. This is a combination of the two speeches.
40 years of HIV in Australia – 2000-2021
In part two of our series, four more community members share their incredible and inspiring personal life journeys reflecting on 40 Years of HIV in Australia (2000s-2021). This article was made possible through the generosity and powerful lived experience of our collaborators; Charlie Tredway, Sarah Feagan, Steve Spencer, and Vicky Saptura.
40 Years of HIV in Australia – 1980s-1990s
Five of our community members share their incredible and inspiring personal life journeys reflecting on 40 Years of HIV in Australia (1980s-1990s). This article was made possible through the generosity and powerful lived experience of our collaborators; David Menadue, Anth McCarthy, Bev Greet, Adrian Ogier, and Heather Ellis.
Positive Responses to ‘It’s a Sin’
Everyone has been talking about It’s A Sin, the television series that throws us back to the 1980s, to the fear and panic of AIDS and the people it touched the most.Four positive writers share their thoughts on watching this compelling series, currently screening on Stan.
U=U in a sero-discordant relationship
“Serodiscordant (or sero-different) relationships are very rarely shown in popular culture, so there’s not really much to compare our own experiences with.” Sydney-based HIV and bi+ community advocate, Steve Spencer, explores what modern HIV relationships in the era of U=U.
Reflections on Sex during COVID-19, HIV+ Perspectives
Sex can be a difficult topic to discuss at the best of times, given it speaks to highly personal and intimate feelings we have about ourselves and others. But in COVID, with uncertainty about risk factors for transmission of the virus, it is extremely hard to get most...