Red Run aims to increase HIV awareness, encourage people to test, fight HIV stigma and galvanise the community to support those living with HIV. It’s London’s only community fundraising event for HIV charities, raising vital funds to support all of our vital work. The Red
Linda is a transgender woman in her 30's who is living with HIV. Here she relates why her sexuality and gender didn't stop her from dreaming of a better future.
I came to the UK from Zimbabwe in 2002 as it is against the law to
Sarah is from South Africa where she was victim of a horrendous practice called ‘corrective rape’. She identifies as a lesbian and was diagnosed with HIV in 2005.
I came to the UK in 2005 on a six month visa. When I left my country, things
Charmaine (not real name) came from Malawi to the UK more than 10 years ago. She was diagnosed with HIV about 8 years ago.
Sometimes people are lucky. They only get TB and they don’t get AIDS, but that's very rare. From experience in my country,
Chloe works with LGBTQI young people in Manchester and also runs the local youth provision and adult group for LGBTQI people of colour. Manchester is home to Canal Street - after Soho, it is one of the UK’s best known areas for gay bars and