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Overcoming Stigma and Discrimination: LGBT Advocates Say 'It's All About Love'

Gemma Taylor

Marc and Ricardo didn’t choose to be LGBT advocates they just chose love. To mark the 2014 International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance and Positive Vibes are launching a powerful short film telling the story of a young gay couple in Namibia who are using their experiences to overcome stigma and discrimination and help others. The continued criminalisation of LGBT communities around the world is exacerbating the HIV epidemic.

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  • Gemma Taylor

    The response to Marc and Ricardo's story across the media and social media has been fantastic. I think in no small part that's due to their infectious personalities and lust for life, as shown here. More pics to follow below...