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Episode 1: Who are the AIDS Action Council?

Episode 1: Who are the AIDS Action Council?

A candid chat with the people who make this place tick.

We ask: Who are ya, what do you do, what do you love about it, what was your worsted haircut and who was your first crush.

An insight into this hard-working organisation plus random snippets just for fun

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Episode 2: Be PrEPared!

Episode 2: Be PrEPared!

“PrEP has allowed a lot of our patients to have a greater level of intimate sex. It’s taking relationships to a new level.”

Shannon Woodward, nurse Practitioner from the Canberra Sexual Health Centre talks about the little blue pill slowing HIV transmission in its tracks, what it is, what it does and how to get it.

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Episode 3: Mighty Hepatitis - The Gloves Are Off

Episode 3: Mighty Hepatitis - The Gloves Are Off

“It’s much easier to raise money for Koala Bears than it is for the eastern Brown Snake. No one’s raising money for that in Westfield, but if a koala comes up and gives you hug, you’d probably give it 2 bucks”

Executive Officer of Hepatitis ACT, John Didlick talks about why we should care, the silent epidemic and the staggering number of people fighting hepatitis that don’t even know it.

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Episode 4: Gender Diversity and the Law - the Struggle to Officially Be Who You Are

Episode 4: Gender Diversity and the Law - the Struggle to Officially Be Who You Are

“Never thinks it’s too hard, people. There will always be lawyers who are happy to help you for free. You just gotta find them”

Professor and Associate Dean, Wayne Morgan shares his knowledge and thoughts on gender diversity, human rights and the fight for Identity recognition.

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Episode 5:  ASHM Conference 2017 - What's going on with HIV?

Episode 5: ASHM Conference 2017 - What's going on with HIV?

“It’s a really exciting time. If we miss this moment, we’re going to end up with an epidemic that just goes on and on”

We went to ASHM 2017 in Canberra, and asked the question; Given that people may feel that HIV is under control, how relevant is this conference today?

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Episode 6: Women Who Have Sex With Women - the low-down on the go-down

Episode 6: Women Who Have Sex With Women - the low-down on the go-down

“It’s not all, like, pretty flowers and frocks. Sometimes is just good, old, down-to-earth Wham-bam-thank you, Ma'am”

Women speak candidly about sex, sexuality, stereotypes and their experiences with doctors and GPs

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Episode 7: HIV and Ageing

Episode 7: HIV and Ageing

“This is a cause for celebration because most of us were told that we would not live to a ripe, old age”

Bill Patterson from NAPWHA talks about living with HIV and growing older. How we can prepare, what we can expect and the work that still needs to be done to ensure a healthy and happy twilight.

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