"Having it confirmed was, in fact, a relief."
"I caught HIV through a sexual assault that happened to me on a night out."
"I was put on ART pretty much straight away."
"We can all fight this."
"Within a day or so it was like a weight had been taken off me."
"Standing in front of an audience and announcing that I have HIV is the weirdest thing."
"After 7 years it still upsets me to think I'm different because of this virus."
"I know that I can trust my mentor."
"Everyone I have told so far has been supportive."
"I have never felt healthier."
"Seroconversion landed me in hospital for three weeks."
"I live every day not like a victim but like a survivor."
"There is life after diagnosis and mine has completely changed for the better."
"Everyone has a very similar story to mine."
"I didn’t imagine I would ever meet anyone, let alone get married."
"Here are the things I have learned"
"I am overwhelmed with the whole change of circumstance"
"I didn't fit the stereotype at all."
Various people talk about their experiences of living with HIV.
CAB - Citizens Advice Bureau
HIV Drug Interactions
George House Trust
Equality and Human Rights Commission
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