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Tory MP takes HIV test for World AIDS Day

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  1. nd what about the possible PTSD of a positive result they dont give a damn its all about funding

  2. They’ll obviously have tested him before arranging this–a positive result would generate huge uproar and it’s not the sort of thing anyone wants widely publicised.

  3. We are being used to secure funding from the EU how cynical can you get

  4. theotherone 2 Dec 2010, 12:16pm

    ‘They’ll obviously have tested him before arranging this–a positive result would generate huge uproar and it’s not the sort of thing anyone wants widely publicised.’

    True but it’s a nice gesture.

    Me: I can’t see what you’re getting at. Can you explain yourself?

  5. Dionysian 2 Dec 2010, 1:01pm

    theotherone: I agree. More public figures should go public on being tested.

    Perhaps park up a mobile testing unit at Parliament or get a talkshow host to invite all their guests to test before they come on show…? Anything to remove some of the stigma associated with simply TAKING the test regardless of what the result may be.

  6. theotherone 2 Dec 2010, 1:48pm

    I agree Dionysian – the more the merrier.

    As I said I thought this was a nice gesture.

  7. It was a pointless gesture if had already known the results.

    The reason many refuse to be tested is they are terrified the outcome might go the wrong way.

    He should do the same and demonstrate one has to face one’s demons, otherwise the whole process is a sham.

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