My HIV diagnosis means I have to leave NZ - News Summed Up

My HIV diagnosis means I have to leave NZ


READER REPORT: My HIV diagnosis means I have to leave NZSUPPLIED New Zealand is my home, but in 114 days I have to leave - because I'm HIV positive. He kept warning me about the stigma involved, cautioning me to be careful who I shared my diagnosis with. READ MORE:* Living with HIV for 25 years* Scare tactics make life with HIV harder* Living with HIV is no death sentenceI didn't listen to his advice, only waiting a few weeks to 'out myself' as HIV+. SUPPLIED I've been lucky not to experience any stigma from the people around me - but it still exists in NZ. Seven hundred and fifty two days to leave a country I had been in for 2329 days straight.


Source: Stuff December 07, 2017 00:45 UTC


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