I was born in 1954, and this is my life as a liberated gay man from Conservative roots. My HIV came at the peak of my career achievements and I represent one of those who lost their lover, job and sense of optimism for many years.
Yet, within the last 8 years I have reached a plain of contentment, living in social housing with my friend and soul mate, plus three dogs, just a few metres from the beach.
In 2010 I set up a small support network for people living with HIV, called Peer Action, and three years later we have received charitable status. Check us out – www.peeraction.co.uk
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