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Life really changed when these people were diagnosed with HIV – they achieved their ambitions.

We help people to come to terms with their HIV diagnosis and get on with life.

Watch these stories and hear first-hand how these amazing people overcame prejudice and discrimination in their relationships, employment and health. HIV doesn't limit their lives.

If you have a personal story to share, find out how to get involved.

Allan's story

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How Allan came to terms with HIV and went on to marry his childhood sweetheart.

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If you're in a difficult financial situation after being diagnosed, our online advisors can give you advice about housing, debt and welfare benefits.

Anita's story

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Anita's HIV diagnosis was nearly missed by doctors but now she's now a successful radio playwright and garden designer.

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People diagnosed with HIV are now put on treatment straight away. Find out more about HIV.

Ese's story

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Being part of the Positive Voices community has helped Ese to accept himself.

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Our Positive Voices speakers are a team of volunteers who talk about their personal experiences of living with HIV.

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Luke's story

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Watching It's a Sin helped Luke to come to terms with his diagnosis.

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Find out more about how PrEP can protect you and how PEP can still stop HIV after the virus has entered the body.

Sadiq's story

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Sadiq didn't let anything get in the way of his dream to become a circus artist.

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If you're facing discrimination like Sadiq, you may benefit from the support offered by My Community Forum, a safe and welcoming space to meet other people living with HIV.

Sue's story

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Sue shares the impact of her diagnosis on her daughter and her relationships.

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If you're not sure how to talk about your HIV status and would like some support, you can speak to one of our online counsellors.

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