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Marc Thompson: how an HIV diagnosis at 17 helped him change Britain – The Guardian

In 30 years as an activist, he has fought to stop black gay men being forgotten, broken taboos about homosexuality and campaigned…



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Marc Thompson was 17 when he found out he had HIV. He had been out as gay for only a year when a friend suggested he get himself tested. I thought: Yeah, why not? Im not going to be positive. You had to wait two weeks for the results back then Id actually…

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