Category: AIDS2014

World AIDS Day 2014

30 Nov , 2014  

World AIDS Day 2014 getting underway here in Australia. Thinking beyond our shores to those trans and gender diverse peeps with I met and to whom I listened at ‪#‎AIDS2014‬.
Think global act local has had much more meaning since then.
Standing together in solidarity and equality with our siblings worldwide.

“Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan ‘Press On’ has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.”

Calvin Coolidge

A brief update re #AIDS2014

21 Jul , 2014  

a brief update re #AIDS2014 and pre-conferences

Sharing stories is amazing and strengthening – as always…

I am hearing amazing human strength from trans and gender diverse people around the world – resilience, courage, persistence, determination among others in the face of huge discrimination, often on multiple attributes e.g. sex worker, HIV as well. More…