There’s still a lot of stigma associated with HIV. We get calls on a regular basis on a helpline asking stuff like: my son was recently diagnosed with HIV, can I wash his clothes? We have a new baby coming, should I ask him to move?

LGBTI Activist living with HIV

Avin Tan

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Avin Tan called the attention of Singaporean media when he came out publicly as a person living with HIV. He works with Action for Aids, a Singaporean organization that runs education programs and reaches out to persons with HIV. He hopes to fight stigma, encouraging and supporting other folks like him. At the moment, his mother is his best ally and is ready to teach and inspire other moms of those living with HIV. Avin and his partner want to get married and possibly expand the family with one or two children.

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Tags: HIV

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