Deborah Jack

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End Homophobia to Reduce HIV

(0) Comments | Posted 17 May 2013 | (11:20)

Friday is International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. To mark the day NAT is repeating its call to legalise gay marriage as an important step to challenging the homophobia which fuels the UK's HIV epidemic.

Many gay men and women still continue to suffer discrimination and prejudice in their...

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25 Years On - We Still Need More HIV Awareness

(9) Comments | Posted 29 November 2012 | (23:00)

This year marks the 25th anniversary of NAT (National AIDS Trust) and the 25th World AIDS Day. In this time, we've seen HIV in the UK change from being a death sentence to a manageable long-term condition. More recently, we've seen HIV treatment advance from complex regimes with debilitating side-effects...

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The Re-Branding of Government Drugs Policy: Where Now for Harm Reduction?

(2) Comments | Posted 17 August 2012 | (10:49)

There's nothing like the zeal of a convert. So it is with Russell Brand's documentary Russell Brand: From Addiction to Recovery which aired on BBC3 last night.

Widely trailed in the press, the programme saw Brand chart his own experiences in recovery from drug addiction and describe with compassion and...

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