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Russell T Davies’ new drama ‘It’s a Sin’ to screen on Stan in Australia

Russell T Davies’ new drama ‘It’s a Sin’ to screen on Stan in Australia

It’s a Sin, the new drama from Queer as Folk writer Russell T Davies will screen on Stan in Australia early in 2021. The program features Years & Years singer Olly Alexander alongside Stephen Fry, Neil Patrick Harris, Keeley Hawes, Shaun Dooley, Tracey Ann Oberman and a stack of fresh talent. It’s set in London in the […]

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Health Minister announces HIV support funding on World AIDS Day

Health Minister announces HIV support funding on World AIDS Day

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced almost $6.2 million in funding to support people living with HIV and the path to elimination of new transmissions. On behalf of the Morrison Government, Minister Hunt released a statement outlining their plans for distribution of the funds. “Today, more than 28,000 Australians are living with HIV and […]

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World AIDS Day 2020: Now more than ever

World AIDS Day 2020: Now more than ever

Tuesday 1st December is World AIDS Day, an occasion to raise awareness surrounding HIV/AIDS in 2020, and remember those we’ve lost due to AIDS-related complications. The date has been marked in 1988, and this year the theme is “Now More Than Ever”, tying in with the COVID-19 pandemic the world is facing together. This year, […]

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In NSW this year’s Red Ribbon Appeal will be online

In NSW this year’s Red Ribbon Appeal will be online

In New South Wales, the annual Red Ribbon Appeal is going virtual, providing people across NSW with innovative and exciting new ways to get involved with the iconic fundraising campaign. This year, participants can visit the Virtual Red Ribbon Wall and pin a virtual red ribbon, host a red-themed virtual fundraiser or set a virtual […]

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International AIDS Society announces new conference for 2021

International AIDS Society announces new conference for 2021

In July the International AIDS Society (IAS) hosted an online virtual conference focusing on the COVID-19 pandemic, and now they’ve scheduled a follow up event to continue the discussion about the latest in prevention related science, policy and practice. The IAS COVID-19 Conference: Prevention will take place virtually on Tuesday, 2nd February 2021, and will include […]

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Here’s your first look at Russell T Davies new show ‘It’s a Sin’

Here’s your first look at Russell T Davies new show ‘It’s a Sin’

Britain’s Channel 4 have released a teaser trailer for Russell T Davies new show It’s a Sin, which is expected to premiere in 2021. The show which is set in London in the 1980’s around the time of the AIDS crisis was originally called The Boys, but it’s been given a new name, taking inspiration from a song by […]

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Timothy Ray Brown, the Berlin Patient, has died aged 54

Timothy Ray Brown, the Berlin Patient, has died aged 54

Timothy Ray Brown, the first person to successfully have HIV removed from their body, has died. Brown was 54 years old. Known as the “Berlin Patient”, Timothy was cured of HIV in 2008 after undergoing a complex stem cell transplant for lymphoma. For the past six months, Timothy had been living with a recurrence of […]

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On This Gay Day: Victorian Police raided the Tasty Nightclub

Victorian Police raid Tasty, resulting in a $10 million lawsuit On the 7th of August 1994, dozens of police officers entered the Tasty club night in Melbourne, then detained and strip searched, and in some cases cavity searched, 463 people over seven hours. Tasty was a regular club night that was known as a popular […]

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On This Gay Day: The acronym AIDS is proposed in Washington

The acronym AIDS is first proposed in 1982 On this day is in 1982 the acronym A.I.D.S. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome is first proposed at a meeting in Washington. The meeting brought together leaders of the LGBT communities, health experts and people from the US Centre for Disease Control who agreed that the term G.R.I.D. […]

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Adeeba Kamarulzaman named President of the International AIDS Society

Adeeba Kamarulzaman named President of the International AIDS Society

The International AIDS Society (IAS) has announced nine newly elected and three re-elected members to its Governing Council. Adeeba Kamarulzaman of Malaysia is the new IAS President and Sharon Lewin of Australia the President-Elect, with Jennifer Kates of the United States serving as Treasurer. Kamarulzaman will be the first President of the organisation from an […]

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