Category Archives: disclosure

  1. Media campaign on disclosure and stigma changes gay men’s attitudes

    via aidsmap, by Roger Pebody A Canadian campaign which asked gay men “If you were rejected every time you disclosed, would you?” appears to have raised men’s understanding of the dilemmas which men with HIV face. The campaign also succeeded in reducing the number of men who try to avoid infection by relying on men with HIV Read More >>

    Canada, disclosure, gay men, law, MSM, prevention, stigma
  2. Rights groups criticise Uganda’s new AIDS bill

    via AFP, by AFP Staff “What are we going to do with all these people we forcibly test? We don’t have the resources to support them. People could run away from their doctors, or their homes. You could have suicides.”-  Robert Ochai The new bill, tabled in Uganda’s parliament on Wednesday, makes testing mandatory for pregnant women Read More >>

    Africa, disclosure, HIV transmission, HIV/AIDS policy, pregnancy, Uganda
  3. www.hivstigma.com: A new web resource for gay men

    Ontario’s Gay Men’s Sexual Health Alliance has launched a web site for gay men to address HIV stigma. Features include: basic information on HIV stigma ideas for how to stop the stigma information on the law and disclosure (specific to the Canadian context) facilitators hosting a range of blog-based and live web discussions a safer sex guide Read More >>

    Canada, disclosure, French/francais, gay men, safer sex, stigma