Sluts like you deserve it.’
‘You’re a walking disease’.
‘I wouldn’t want anything to do with an ugly pile of HIV like you.’
These are just some of the messages that HIV positive men are sent on Grindr, and now, these men have a chance to respond. In this video created by the UK gay men’s health charity GMFA, several men respond to many ignorant messages that are sent on dating apps.
It was created as part of the campaign for World AIDS Day, commemorated on 1 December. The charity’s new campaign is intended to address the continued stigma around HIV. Read more