“And after a while, I learnt that that wasn’t the case. I learnt that, without knowledge, science and medicine had moved on to a point where somebody living with HIV could live a happy, normal, healthy life.
“But I felt – because nobody had ever spoken about it to me, even though I understood it, I felt wary about telling other people.
“Because I thought if I talk about it, everyone else is going to think the worst.”
He went on: “So, I was trying to think of times to tell people, and I told a few people, and some I thought I’d trusted.