“I”m called a slut for being openly HIV+”

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“I”m called a slut for being openly HIV+”

1 December 2016 Last updated at 14:42 GMT

The latest UK HIV stigma index found almost one in five respondents living with HIV in the UK have had suicidal thoughts in the past 12 months.

Tom Hayes, who has been HIV positive for five years, explained the kind of abuse he has received online, where he is very open about his status.