Tag Archive | HIV positive

‘Pose’ star Billy Porter announces he is HIV-positive

‘Pose’ star Billy Porter announces he is HIV-positive

Award-winning ‘Pose’ star, Billy Porter, announced he was HIV-positive on Wednesday, adding that he was healthy, and unashamed of having a disease that has long been stigmatised. Porter, who won an Emmy and a Golden Globe for portraying HIV-positive ballroom emcee, Pray Tell, in the hit TV show about New York’s LGBT+ drag ball culture, […]

Uganda: Sex violence law targets LGBT+, HIV-positive

Uganda: Sex violence law targets LGBT+, HIV-positive

A new Ugandan law that seeks to better protect victims of sexual violence has been criticised by rights campaigners, who say it discriminates against vulnerable groups, including LGBT+ people, sex workers, and those living with HIV. The Sexual Offences Bill has drawn praise for provisions, such as protecting victims during trials, and outlawing sexual harassment, […]