This article is part of the My HIV, My Rules, My Journey campaign, a disease awareness programme that has been developed by Gilead Sciences Ltd.
Start your (health and wellbeing) engines, because Panti Bliss has teamed up with LGBTQ influencers and community members for a new series designed to raise awareness about the issues surrounding ageing with HIV.
YouTuber Calum McSwiggan and former Attitude columnist Kristian Johns are among those joining the Irish drag superstar for 'HIV Garage', a brand new content series from the My HIV, My Rules, My Journey campaign.
Set to launch at the end of July, 'HIV Garage' with see Panti - who was diagnosed with HIV in 1995 - getting her car serviced by members of the LGBTQ+ and HIV community as ‘mechanics’ including Justin Myers, Taofique Folarin, Paul Fleming and Sadiq Ali,as well as a surprise celebrity guest.
Since being launched by Gilead Sciences Ltd. three years ago, My HIV, My Rules, My Journey has supported HIV-positive gay men to make decisions about their health as they age with HIV, offering advice on taking care of your body, managing HIV treatment, and reducing the risk of developing conditions associated with HIV as you get older.
To mark the release of 'HIV Garage', the myhivmyrules.co.uk website has had its own engine overhaul, with brand new content sitting alongside the Health MOT service designed to give users an insight into health assessment options and topics to discuss with their doctor.
With 'HIV Garage' set to drop in a few weeks, you can subscribe to the My HIV, My Rules, My Journey YouTube page now to ensure you're in pole position when Panti and the boys roll in.
Job number: 001/UK/19-03/MI/1013r
Date of preparation: July 2019