More to Me Than HIV

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More to Me Than HIV

First published in Gscene July 2020 For last years World AIDS Day I put together a public project of work joining other people living with an HIV+ diagnoses at Jubilee library.For last years World AIDS Day I put together a public project of work joining other people living with an HIV+ diagnoses at Jubilee library. For the project I spoke openly about my journey having being           Read more

More to Me Than HIV: GScene post Aug 2020

More to Me Than HIV is a project that aims to breakdown the stigma that has historically been attached to this virus.  When I saw my piece in last months Gscene to promote the More to Me Than HIV project, I was extremely proud, but a small part of me was filled with anxiety; but why should I feel this way? I have been on effective antiretroviral therapy since the Read more

More to Me Than HIV: first published in GScene July 2020

For last years World AIDS Day I put together a public project of work joining other people living with an HIV+ diagnoses at Jubilee library. For the project I spoke openly about my journey having being             diagnosed HIV+ 32 years previous. Back then there was no treatment and a lot of fear and misinformation concerning how HIV was transmitted. As such stigma was rife, Read more

Harvey Fierstein

la cage aux folles (then & now)

 

If the word “camp” claws your throat then please look away now, for everyone else get yourself a ticket for the Brighton Theatre Groups production of the fabulously camp La Cage aux Folles. This brilliant gay farce was first produced in France in 1973 with the premise revolving around two gay men, Georges, the owner of the drag revue night club were his long term lover, Albin takes to the stage each night as the super glamorous Zaza.

Although gay men having children is no longer seen as partially shocking, the play was way ahead of its time by having Georges and Albin as proud gay parents to a son ( a result of a short fling George had twenty years before) called Laurent (in the musical his name is Jean-Michel).

 

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