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9th March is the National Day for Women Living with HIV. Let's talk about gender inequities when it comes to HIV and sexual health.
We are deeply saddened by the passing of Bobby Goldsmith Foundation’s Community Ambassador Simon Dunn over the weekend.
BGF welcomes the announcement of a taskforce creation and increased funding both domestically and internationally as the Albanese Government accelerates Australia’s efforts to eliminate HIV transmission.
Over 100 guests joined us for a fabulous Gala Dinner on board the P&O Pacific Explorer this past weekend and helped us raise money for people living with HIV.
This World AIDS Day, we are BOLDLY Positive about improving the quality of life for all people living with HIV.
I was diagnosed with HIV 20 years ago. I feared being judged and rejected. So as a BGF Case Worker, I know what it's like to be newly diagnosed, to be fearful and not know what the future holds.
I've been living with HIV for 11 years. The stigma I experienced kept me in a dark place for a long time. I've come through that darkness now and am living a life I never dreamed possible.
My journey as an HIV ally and advocate came from a place of pain, sadness and fear, as I watched the impact HIV was still having on my friends and community, people I care for, love and what they were going through.
I was among the first men in 1984 diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and underwent 28 different HIV drug trials. I was determined to live. I wasn’t going to die.
As a trans non-binary person, I understand how important allyship is in the fight against stigma and bigotry. I always endeavour to use my voice and platform to amplify the voices of people living with HIV and address the stigma they still face today.
You can't explain what HIV stigma feels like until you've experienced it. From pre diagnosis to post diagnosis, you have to find where you belong, where you feel safe. Bobby Goldsmith Foundation is right there at the coalface, helping people living with HIV to thrive.
My name is Terrilee Simpson. My daughter died of an HIV brain infection one week after her third birthday. I'm not sure if it was me who passed on the virus or her father. I wasn't tested during my pregnancy because I wasn't considered a risk; I'm a heterosexual woman and I was in a monogamous relationship. This is my story.
Check out the photos from the BGF Dinner on board the very first P&O Pride Cruise!
A frighteningly fabulous night was had by all at our annual HalloQueen Trivia fundraiser!
With Fiona's gentle guidance, we had the chance to connect with thoughts, feelings, and experiences, using different creative modalities.
“Assumptions about who is ‘at-risk’ in public health narratives have restricted women’s access to HIV testing on an equal basis to men.”
BGF was founded on the concept of RU OK. Back in 1984, a couple of friends asking Bobby Goldsmith, ‘Are you ok?’ and he actually wasn’t. We were born out of love. Love for an individual that has grown into the organisation that we are today.
The BGF Art Matters Exhibition was a roaring success with over 100 people coming along to celebrate and honour artists living with HIV.
Justin has been involved with BGF as a member of the Board since 2013, taking on the role of President from June 2018 to June 2022.
The last Friday in August every year is Wear It Purple Day. It’s a day for us to all stand in solidarity with LGBTQIA+ youth, celebrate their diversity and support them to live their lives as their authentic selves.
When U=U launched 6 years ago, it was a game changer. Today, we take a look back at the journey so far, the impact it's had on PLHIV and what challenges we still have to overcome in the future.
July 28 is World Hepatitis Day. For people living with HIV, raising awareness of hepatitis is particularly important. Due to the transmission routes for HIV and hepatitis B and C being similar, it is not uncommon for a person living with HIV to have a dual diagnosis.
Yesterday was the final day of our 'Eat Well, Live Well' program. We celebrated the completion with a special lunch that was prepared by the participants.