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Joshua Anderson
Joshua currently volunteers as a peer mentor for Positively UK, and supports their Gay Talk group. He was also part of the Through Positive Eyes.

Joshua Anderson

Joshua Anderson
Joshua currently volunteers as a peer mentor for Positively UK, and supports their Gay Talk group.

Rebecca De Havalland
Rebecca is an Irish trans woman: her life is a rollercoaster plummeting from glamour-filled highs to the coldest depths, but ultimately is a tale of resilience and hope.

Rebecca De Havalland

Rebecca De Havalland
Rebecca is an Irish trans woman her life is a rollercoaster plummeting from glamour-filled highs to the coldest depths, but ultimately is a tale of resilience and hope.

Marc Thompson
Marc has been living with HIV since 1986. He is a fierce advocate for social justice, and has a particular interest in HIV within the BME community.

Marc Thompson

Marc Thompson
Marc has been living with HIV since 1986. He is a fierce advocate for social justice, and has a particular interest in HIV within the BME community.

Welcome

The HIV Conversations is a project which brings together a collection of interviews with people living or working with HIV.


Angelina Namiba
Angelina has been living with HIV for two decades. She is originally from Kenya, and is particularly passionate about women, HIV and pregnancy.

Angelina Namiba

Angelina Namiba
Angelina has been living with HIV for two decades. She is originally from Kenya, and is particularly passionate about women, HIV and pregnancy.

Barry Dew
Barry heads the St Stephen’s Volunteers. He tells his story of volunteering in an African HIV/AIDS hospital, the lover he lost, and what drives him on to campaign.

Barry Drew

Barry Dew
Barry heads the St Stephen’s Volunteers. He tells his story of volunteering in an African HIV/AIDS hospital, the lover he lost, and what drives him on to campaign.

Jane Bruton
Jane started working as a HIV nurse in 1986. She speaks about comforting AIDS patients, combatting stigma, and the development of nursing roles in HIV.

Jane Bruton

Jane Bruton
Jane started working as a HIV nurse in 1986. She speaks about comforting AIDS patients, combatting stigma, and the development of nursing roles in HIV.

Paul Decle
Paul was diagnosed with HIV in 1997, when it was still a terminal condition. 20 years later he runs Forum Link and supports individuals living with HIV.

Paul Decle

Paul Decle
Paul was diagnosed with HIV in 1997, when it was still a terminal condition. 20 years later he runs Forum Link and supports individuals living with HIV.

Silvia Petretti
Silvia has been openly living with HIV since 2005, challenging the stigma and prejudices towards women living with HIV

Silvia Petretti

Silvia Petretti
Silvia has been openly living with HIV since 2005, challenging the stigma and prejudices towards women living with HIV

Laura
Laura is an African woman who has been living with HIV for four years. Although not yet public about her status, her passion for HIV equality has made her an activist

Laura

Laura
Laura is an African woman who has been living with HIV for four years. Although not yet public about her status, her passion for HIV equality has made her an activist

Patrick Cash (Patient Champion at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital) and Paul Decle (Forum Link) have brought together the resources of both organisations to promote the voice of those living with HIV. In doing so we hope that this project will help to support those living with HIV and inform the negative community so that we can reduce the sense of stigma, discrimination and isolation that can be attendant upon living with HIV.


Jonathan Blake
Jonathan was one of the first people to be diagnosed with HIV in the UK. His story is extraordinary, with a character based upon him in the film ‘Pride’.

Jonathan Blake

Jonathan Blake
Jonathan was one of the first people to be diagnosed with HIV in the UK. His story is extraordinary, with a character based upon him in the film ‘Pride’.

Robert James
Robert is a heterosexual haemophiliac man, diagnosed with HIV through NHS treatment in the late 1980s. He tells his story here.

Robert James

Robert James
Robert is a heterosexual haemophiliac man, diagnosed with HIV through NHS treatment in the late 1980s. He tells his story here.

Ben Collins
Ben is an American man diagnosed positive in 1981. He speaks about his experience of over 30 years living with HIV, and what inspires him today.

Ben Collins

Ben Collins
Ben is an American man diagnosed positive in 1981. He speaks about his experience of over 30 years living with HIV, and what inspires him today.

Catalina
Catalina is a trans woman diagnosed in Sweden in the 1980s. She hopes to inform and educate others through her knowledge and personal experience

Catalina

Catalina
Catalina is a trans woman diagnosed in Sweden in the 1980s. She hopes to inform and educate others through her knowledge and personal experience

Greg Owen
Greg is the founder of iwantprepnow.co.uk He talks candidly about coming out publicly as HIV+ on social media, dark depths, and finding the light of activism.

Greg Owen

Greg Owen
Greg is the founder of iwantprepnow.co.uk He talks candidly about coming out publicly as HIV+ on social media, dark depths, and finding the light of activism.

Dan Glass
Dan was diagnosed with HIV in 2006. He is an activist, performer and writer, one of Attitude Magazine’s campaigning role models, and speaks out for people power.

Dan GlassĀ§

Dan Glass
Dan was diagnosed with HIV in 2006. He is an activist, performer and writer, one of Attitude Magazine’s campaigning role models, and speaks out for people power.

Past and Planned Conversations.
You can find a full list of all the past and planned conversations on the events listings page.

Next Conversation

Past and Planned Conversations.
You can find a full list of all the past and planned conversations on the events listings page.

Links & Resources
If you would like more information on anything related to HIV or if you would like to find out more about living well with HIV we have a list of helpful information and links to other resources.

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Links & Resources
If you would like more information on anything related to HIV or if you would like to find out more about living well with HIV we have a list of helpful information and links to other resources.