Growing up with HIV: three young men tell their stories


Alison Barnes
Head of Strategy and Impact, Body & Soul

In the UK, we are entering the fourth decade of the HIV epidemic. It has touched hundreds of thousands of lives both directly and indirectly, and left its mark on individuals, families and communities. These semi-structured interviews highlight the experiences of three young men who were either perinatally infected with HIV or perinatally exposed to HIV (and living in families affected by the virus). Interviewees were participants in the 2012 risk assessment conducted by Body & Soul (Boys will be boys, page 17). Read more…