In these circumstances, as long as someone’s viral load remains undetectable, their health will not be affected by HIV and they cannot transmit HIV to others.
Viral suppression can only be confirmed if a person is accessing regular treatment support, monitoring and viral load testing from a healthcare professional.
The LGBT Community Safety Forum was formed to give the community a much needed voice on a wide range of safety issues in Brighton and Hove.
We exist to act as a bridge between the community and statutory services such as the City Council and Sussex Police and to enable there to be more accountability and transparency of the services provided.
Allsorts Youth Project Allsorts is a project based in Brighton to support and empower children and young people under 26 who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or unsure (LGBTU) of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.
Their mission statement reads: “Allsorts Youth Project supports and empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans young people to take a lead in raising awareness of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia and challenge prejudice and discrimination in all areas of young people’s lives”.
At the 4th International AIDS Society Conference in 2007 the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and top advisor on HIV and AIDS to the President of the USA stated that there have been scientific advances that the research community should be proud of, namely the finding that male circumcision substantially reduces the risk of acquiring HIV [Honey, 2007].
Half of all new infections are in people under 25 years of age. 33 million people (0.5% of the world population, or 1% of those aged 15-49) are currently living with HIV [ [Cohen, 2007b]. Over 15 million children have been orphaned [ [Pilcher, 2004; Ferrante et al., 2005].The effectiveness of ART as a prevention tool is now undisputed – and it is now being used as a public health intervention, as well as a patient-specific strategy.Starting in 2011, the landmark study, HPTN 052, revealed the personal and public health benefits of early treatment.I have been on several dating sites since my divorce a few years ago, so I have some experience with this.My personal philosophy and method is to be selective about the people I choose to date.