Lifting the burden of secrecy: a manual for HIV-positive people who want to speak out in public

Toolkits & Guides
Asia-Pacific Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS
56 p.

This is a guide for HIV-positive people who are considering speaking out in person, to any group of people about their experience of living with HIV. It quotes 76 HIV-positive speakers from Asia, the Pacific, Australia and Africa and presents the reasons, benefits and negative consequences of speaking out in public. The social, legal and financial aspects of the support needed by an HIV-positive person before going public are considered. The practical skills and steps for public speaking are discussed.

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