• How does it feel to live with HIV in Scotland? The only way most of us can begin to understand is through listening to people who live with it every day. These are true stories that tell it like it is, told by the people themselves. Open your ears, and they will open your eyes…read more

  • HIV is something we should all care about. Untreated, it can lead to AIDS. The earlier it is detected, the more effective the treatment, letting people enjoy a good quality of life for longer. Find out the basic facts everyone should know about HIV…read more

  • Can you catch HIV through kissing? Who’s at risk? Is there a cure? For many people, HIV is something they know little about. And all too often, much of what they know is based on what was true 20 years ago. Sort the fact from the fiction with these common HIV myths…read more

  • Do you know how many people are living with HIV in Scotland today? Get a clearer picture of the situation here and elsewhere in the world in our statistics section. The numbers may surprise you…read more

  • For many people, there’s more to living with HIV than the medical effects of their condition. The attitudes of other people, often driven by prejudice or fear, can have a huge impact on their day-to-day lives. Find out more about the stigma people living with HIV face…read more

Always HearHow does it feel to live with HIV in Scotland? The only way most of us can begin to understand is through listening to people who live with it every day. These are true stories that tell it like it is, told by the people themselves. Open your ears, and they will open your eyes…read more

Susan’s Story

When Susan learned she was HIV positive during her pregnancy, she was faced with a momentous decision.

Chris’s Story

Born with HIV, Chris is determined to live life as an ordinary teenager, in the face of stigma.