The blood debate: one year deferral?
The NZAF backs a move to cut the stand down period for gay men giving blood to a year. Rainbow Wellington says decisions should be made on a case-by-case basis.
A Death in the Family
NZ On Film has made Peter Wells and Stewart Main's ground-breaking 1986 film A Death in the Family available to watch online.
â€śStill a lot of fear around HIVâ€ť
Posted in: HIV 9th June 2013
Richard Tankersley was on John Tamihere's Think Tank this morning to discuss the issue of prejudice, particularly when it comes to people living with HIV.
Candlelight Memorial: Tributes and memories
Posted in: HIV 19th May 2013
Readers share memories and tributes to people they have loved and lost, as we mark the 30th International AIDS Candlelight Memorial.
Candlelight memorial: tributes and memories sought
This Sunday is the 30th International AIDS Candlelight Memorial. Would you like to share your memories of people you have loved and lost? We are planning a tributes and memories page, which we will run on Sunday.
Back to normal after World AIDS Day
World AIDS Day has come and gone. We can get back to normal. But normal for many men with HIV is, financially and medically, pretty rough. Can you spare a few dollars?
HIV Takes Over
Posted in: HIV 1st December 2012
Southland high school student Huntah Calder has put some serious effort into researching HIV. He shares his findings here.
Anal cancer added to list of HIV-related afflictions
Yet another medical malady, anal cancer, looks set to be added to the problems beginning to afflict people who are long-term survivors of HIV infection.
Why are we still dealing with this shit?
Unless youâ€™ve been living under a rock, you would have noticed the scandalous behaviour last week from a childcare centre in Northland. Michael Stevens shares his disgust.
Body Positive: Providing the final safety net
Using their meagre resources HIV peer support organisations help their fellow HIV positive people in need, reaching even into a Thai jail if needed...
Why is HIV Invisible?
December 1st is World AIDS Day, the UNâ€™s theme this year is â€śGetting to Zeroâ€ť but who would know it here in New Zealand? As I write this, I can find zero public notice of the fact.
Getting to Zero
World AIDS Day is coming up on December 1st, but in many New Zealand cities youâ€™ll see collectors out on the streets bucket-shaking today.
Facing a lifetime with HIV - pt2
At just 20 years old a young gay man struggles to reinvent his life... a life he now learns will forever be infected with HIV.
Facing a lifetime with HIV - pt1
Too many of our young gay and bi men continue to contract HIV just when they're starting out on life. Kris tells his story...
The Glenn Mills case, uncovered - part 2
In part two of our look behind the scenes of the investigation, the officer in charge of the case reveals some of the even darker claims that emerged from Glenn Mills' shadowy world.