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  • 125. Tommy Morrison

    31:41
    This week we take a look at the life of Tommy 'The Duke' Morrison who gave up his boxing career when he tested HIV positive and then made a comeback when he subsequently tested negative for HIV. So join Sarah The Windmill' Macadam and Jessica 'The Kraken' Harding for this unexpected and fascinating episode!SourcesTommy Morrison - WikipediaBoxing: HIV Infection: 1 Mar 2024: Hansard Written Answers - TheyWorkForYouUSA TODAYGet Involved With Our Podcast!Say our intro!It's that simple. All you need to do is send us a voice note of you saying "Welcome to The HIV Podcast" and send it to us! We'll read out who you are and anything else you'd like us to add. You can also put a little flare onto you intro - we love being surprised! Rant or a RaveIs there something that is grinding your gears (that is vaguely HIV related) or is there something or someone wonderful that you would like to shout about? Then send us a voicenote or email us!Voicenotes can be no more than 3 minutes and please note we may edit the podcast to keep with the timing of the episode.Suggest a topicIf there is something, someone you think The HIV Podcast should consider covering, let us know!You can do this via Whatsapp, DM or email or even just leave us a note in the comments on social media!Email: office@tvps.org.ukWhatsapp: 07727666791Or find us on Instagram and Tiktok @TheHIVPodcast

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  • 124. Rudy Galindo

    25:29
    This week Sarah and Jess take a look at a former competitive ice skater, who made history as the first openly gay figure skater, Rudy Galindo. Rudy is an award winning HIV activist and had been described as a "national treasure"! So join Sarah and Jess to chat all things ice skating as well as some more ARIAS talk thrown in, of course!SourcesRudy Galindo - WikipediaRUDY GALINDO (granvarones.com)Get Involved With Our Podcast!Say our intro!It's that simple. All you need to do is send us a voice note of you saying "Welcome to The HIV Podcast" and send it to us! We'll read out who you are and anything else you'd like us to add. You can also put a little flare onto you intro - we love being surprised! Rant or a RaveIs there something that is grinding your gears (that is vaguely HIV related) or is there something or someone wonderful that you would like to shout about? Then send us a voicenote or email us!Voicenotes can be no more than 3 minutes and please note we may edit the podcast to keep with the timing of the episode.Suggest a topicIf there is something, someone you think The HIV Podcast should consider covering, let us know!You can do this via Whatsapp, DM or email or even just leave us a note in the comments on social media!Email: office@tvps.org.ukWhatsapp: 07727666791Or find us on Instagram and Tiktok @TheHIVPodcast
  • 123. ...with Oliver Brown

    42:50
    This week Sarah had the pleasure of chatting to HIV activist, trailblazer and all round bloomin' good egg, Oliver Brown. Oli led the campaign for the military to treat those living with HIV no differently to their colleagues, which is such an important moment in HIV history. Get Involved With Our Podcast!Say our intro!It's that simple. All you need to do is send us a voice note of you saying "Welcome to The HIV Podcast" and send it to us! We'll read out who you are and anything else you'd like us to add. You can also put a little flare onto you intro - we love being surprised! Rant or a RaveIs there something that is grinding your gears (that is vaguely HIV related) or is there something or someone wonderful that you would like to shout about? Then send us a voicenote or email us!Voicenotes can be no more than 3 minutes and please note we may edit the podcast to keep with the timing of the episode.Suggest a topicIf there is something, someone you think The HIV Podcast should consider covering, let us know!You can do this via Whatsapp, DM or email or even just leave us a note in the comments on social media!Email: office@tvps.org.ukWhatsapp: 07727666791Or find us on Instagram and Tiktok @TheHIVPodcast
  • 122. Greg Louganis

    29:49
    Hailed as "probably the best diver in history" this week Sarah and Jess take a look at Greg Louganis's career and what happened when he decided to openly disclose that he is HIV positive. They also celebrate the podcast being shortlisted for an ARIAS in the category on Impact Award!SourcesGreg Louganis - WikipediaHow Greg Louganis' Olympic Diving Accident Forced a Conversation About AIDS | HISTORYGet Involved With Our Podcast!Say our intro!It's that simple. All you need to do is send us a voice note of you saying "Welcome to The HIV Podcast" and send it to us! We'll read out who you are and anything else you'd like us to add. You can also put a little flare onto you intro - we love being surprised! Rant or a RaveIs there something that is grinding your gears (that is vaguely HIV related) or is there something or someone wonderful that you would like to shout about? Then send us a voicenote or email us!Voicenotes can be no more than 3 minutes and please note we may edit the podcast to keep with the timing of the episode.Suggest a topicIf there is something, someone you think The HIV Podcast should consider covering, let us know!You can do this via Whatsapp, DM or email or even just leave us a note in the comments on social media!Email: office@tvps.org.ukWhatsapp: 07727666791Or find us on Instagram and Tiktok @TheHIVPodcast
  • 121. HIV Medication with Abhishek Katiyar

    38:35
    This week Sarah was lucky enough to sit down to talk all things HIV medication with Abhishek Katiyar - a specialist pharmacist in HIV and Sexual health. Abhi has worked in the NHS for 16 years, 12 of which have been in HIV medicine. Abhi also has his own podcast series in which he is digitizing everything he's learnt over the years. Sex Ed Bites can be found on most major podcast platforms and also on youtube! Abhishek Katiyar - YouTubeGet Involved With Our Podcast!Say our intro!It's that simple. All you need to do is send us a voice note of you saying "Welcome to The HIV Podcast" and send it to us! We'll read out who you are and anything else you'd like us to add. You can also put a little flare onto you intro - we love being surprised! Rant or a RaveIs there something that is grinding your gears (that is vaguely HIV related) or is there something or someone wonderful that you would like to shout about? Then send us a voicenote or email us!Voicenotes can be no more than 3 minutes and please note we may edit the podcast to keep with the timing of the episode.Suggest a topicIf there is something, someone you think The HIV Podcast should consider covering, let us know!You can do this via Whatsapp, DM or email or even just leave us a note in the comments on social media!Email: office@tvps.org.ukWhatsapp: 07727666791Or find us on Instagram and Tiktok @TheHIVPodcast
  • 120. HIV &...V.A.I.D.S

    37:09
    Ever heard of V.A.I.D.S?! We hope not. This episode we take a deep dive into the world of conspiracy and de-bunk the online misinformation surrounding V.A.I.D.S. With special guest host Chantelle Kingsbury. SourcesWhat Is VAIDS (Vaccine Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)? (healthline.com)‘VAIDS’ is not a real vaccine-induced syndrome, experts say; no evidence COVID-19 vaccines cause immunodeficiency | ReutersNew analysis shows anti-vaccination conspiracy theories gain political weight due to social media (phys.org) Get Involved With Our Podcast!Say our intro!It's that simple. All you need to do is send us a voice note of you saying "Welcome to The HIV Podcast" and send it to us! We'll read out who you are and anything else you'd like us to add. You can also put a little flare onto you intro - we love being surprised! Rant or a RaveIs there something that is grinding your gears (that is vaguely HIV related) or is there something or someone wonderful that you would like to shout about? Then send us a voicenote or email us!Voicenotes can be no more than 3 minutes and please note we may edit the podcast to keep with the timing of the episode.Suggest a topicIf there is something, someone you think The HIV Podcast should consider covering, let us know!You can do this via Whatsapp, DM or email or even just leave us a note in the comments on social media!Email: office@tvps.org.ukWhatsapp: 07727666791Or find us on Instagram and Tiktok @TheHIVPodcast
  • 119. The Frontline

    34:36
    Sarah and Jess often speak about the charity, TVPS, that they both work for, so this week they have invited TVPS support worker, Chantelle, to give a perspective of HIV from the 'frontline' and how day-to-day HIV support looks in a cost of living climate.Get Involved With Our Podcast! Say our intro!It's that simple. All you need to do is send us a voice note of you saying "Welcome to The HIV Podcast" and send it to us! We'll read out who you are and anything else you'd like us to add. You can also put a little flare onto you intro - we love being surprised! Rant or a RaveIs there something that is grinding your gears (that is vaguely HIV related) or is there something or someone wonderful that you would like to shout about? Then send us a voicenote or email us!Voicenotes can be no more than 3 minutes and please note we may edit the podcast to keep with the timing of the episode. Suggest a topicIf there is something, someone you think The HIV Podcast should consider covering, let us know!You can do this via Whatsapp, DM or email or even just leave us a note in the comments on social media! Email: office@tvps.org.ukWhatsapp: 07727666791Or find us on Instagram and Tiktok @TheHIVPodcast