Episode 7 - Tackling Stigma with Lina Nielsen

Episode 7,   Apr 24, 09:39 AM

Gareth Thomas is joined by professional athlete Lina Nielsen. Lina competes at the highest level for Great Britain in the 400m hurdles, being the European under 20s champion, and is currently ranked in the world’s top 20, whilst living and competing with relapsing remitting Multiple Sclerosis. In this episode, Lina and Gareth discuss fighting public perceptions of both MS and HIV, the importance of talking openly and of being role models and their shared experiences of stigma.

We hope you enjoy this next episode, the seventh in our series looking at how together we can tackle stigma, misunderstanding & discrimination around vital social issues, including HIV. Please get in touch with your thoughts, ideas, and feedback. We’d love you to find out more about the Tackle HIV campaign by visiting tacklehiv.org, or checking us out on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.