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Rebecca De Havalland

September 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Rebecca De Havalland
Rebecca De Havalland
Rebecca De Havalland
Rebecca is an Irish trans woman, makeup artist and model agent. She has written a book about her life, His Name Is Rebecca, and was the subject of a ‘Would You Believe?’ documentary in Ireland.

Here she talks frankly to the HIV Conversations about her sexual abuse as a child, rising to celebrity status across Dublin and London in the 80s, marrying at 22 and fathering a child, then her fall into alcohol abuse, heroin and crack addiction, before being diagnosed HIV positive: twice. Her life is a rollercoaster plummeting from glamour-filled highs to the coldest depths, but ultimately is a tale of resilience and hope.

The conversation with Rebecca

The full conversation (1 hour 15 minutes 1 second)
[43 MB]

Details

Date:
September 6
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Venue

CW+ MediCinema
3rd Floor, Lift Bank C, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, 369 Fulham Road
London, SW10 9NH United Kingdom
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Phone:
020 3315 8000
Website:
www.chelwest.nhs.uk