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My diagnosis, from then till now - by Michael Nugent

Posted by Brigette Bard on

I will never forget that morning of the 4th July 2016. The day I received my little silver package in the post, little did I know then that this little package would be one of the most important deliveries of my life, as in this little package was my HIV self test kitam safe, so I had nothing to worry about. In a way I was doing the test to tick it off my list.

The test was relatively simple to do, just a prick of my finger, suck up some blood and wait for 15mins for results. Instant results in my case. In a blink of an eye my life changed forever. My test returned a POSITIVE result. I was staring at two (2) solid lines, they were as clear as day.  

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Prince Harry has a HIV test live on social media!

Posted by Brigette Bard on

Prince Harry has a HIV test live on social media!

The power of Facebook showed itself once again this month as Prince Harry was broadcast having an HIV test live on social media, in a public attempt to remove the taboo which still surrounds HIV and testing. Whilst the simple finger-prick procedure took only a matter of minutes to be performed on Harry, the broadcast stood as a marker for a message which we can only hope sustains its poignancy over time. Whilst Harry’s public display saw him continuing his mother’s mission to break stigma and raise awareness, it seems that in many ways he is still fighting the same battle...

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Who needs a monogamous relationship? Promiscuity and Sexual Health

Posted by Brigette Bard on

Who needs a monogamous relationship? Promiscuity and Sexual Health

More and more people are keen to know more and more about promiscuity, polyamory and pan-sexuality – but rather than lifestyle choices that could be frowned upon by the morally high-browed, they have become celebrated in the mainstream. So, ‘If you’re all safe and consenting, why the hell not?’The song from the 1934 hit musical goes: “In olden days a glimpse of stocking was looked on as something shocking but now God knows… anything goes.” Really? Things really have changed a lot since then haven’t they? In 1934 it was illegal to be gay in the UK, there were no...

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