11 years ago today I said goodbye to B, my child’s father, and I unexpectedly, suddenly became both Mummy and Daddy to J. J was just 13 months old then, and that meant that those early days were cruel and surreal; J was babbling and… Read More
2016 – my year in HIV advocacy It has been quite a year – and, as per last year, I’ve taken the opportunity to reflect. Trying to choose a sole image to represent each month has been so very difficult, yet joyful. 2016 – I’ll never forget you.
I was honoured to be Terrence Higgins Trust’s invited speaker at their Annual Parliamentary Reception in The House of Lords for World AIDS Day 2016. Sharing my personal story, and the work of Think2Speak with dignitaries, fellow advocates, politicians, medics and the media. Read more… Read More
AIDS2016 Durban South Africa – I’ve pick out a handful of my musings from a selection of the sessions I went to in both the main venue and the Global Village
The Red Ribbon Awards held a ‘Special Session’ to congratulate the 2016 Red Ribbon award winners, in Durban South Africa at the AIDS2016 conference to celebrate the vital work being done by these grass level community based groups.
Lizzie Jordan was able to visit The Blue Roof Wellness Centre designed and built by Keep a Child Alive (KCA), an organization founded in 2003 by AIDS activist Leigh Blake and 15-time Grammy Award-winner Alicia Keys, as an emergency push to get life-saving HIV medication to children needlessly dying of AIDS in Africa.
This morning I was invited into the studio to sit with Melvyn Prior at BBC Radio Lincolnshire to talk through my story, HIV and the work that Think2Speak does. Listen to the convo here