Hey there Guys, Published in on of the online paper today was a case of a lady who states she had been maliciously infected with herpes. The fact she was awarded $900,000 damages disturbs me on many, many levels. Before I go into why, let's have a quick look at what has been reported: A JURY has awarded an Oregon woman $900,000 in damages after a man apparently gave her … [Read more...] about The Meaning of Herpes
Hey there Guys, Currently within Australia HIV and AIDS has been again thrust into the limelight with an out of the blue announcement by the Queensland State Government's plan to withdraw $2.6 million of funding for the prevention of HIV infection. Queensland Healthy Communities (QAHC), the recipients of the $2.6 million have been contracted by the state health … [Read more...] about Who Should Be Educated In The Fight Against HIV?
Hey there Guys, I am in absolute shock. I am sitting here staring at my screen, amazed at the absolute depths to which some people will sink to make a dollar. Why am I so angry? Let me introduce "the world's first iPhone application that allows you to share your Sexually Tranmitted (sic) Infection/Human Immunodeficiency Virus STI/HIV screening history instantly and … [Read more...] about The Delusion Of Safe Sex? There’s An App For That.
Hey there Guys, This morning I was alerted to an opinion piece by New Zealand's Dominion Post. Opening with the provocative title "Nothing But Truth For HIV Lovers", it was pretty much downhill from there. To quote: The Aids Foundation supports the right of HIV-positive patients to conceal their condition from their sexual partners provided they use proper protection. It … [Read more...] about Does Mandatory HIV Disclosure Reduce Risk?
Hey there Mate, Last night my partner Nick and I were out at our local pub. It's been darn hot so most people were outside enjoying the cool when Nick got chatting with a couple as tends to happen in these environments. As the conversation evolved it was established that one partner was a doctor. Nick mentioned myself and was shocked to hear the response from the doctor's … [Read more...] about Are Sex Venues The Root Of HIV Infection?