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This is the story about Steve Sjöquist - writer, HIV activist and deacon at Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset in Stockholm. Steve was diagnosed with HIV in 1987 and he was one of the first Swedish AIDS patients to get the new antiretroviral therapy in 1996. It saved his life.
Interview with David Cooper, Director of The Kirby Institute at the University of New South Wales.
This is a pre-version of the documentary about the writer and AIDS activist, Steve Sjöquist, who was diagnosed with HIV in 1987. Steve was one of the first Swedish AIDS patients to get the new ARV medication in 1996, and it saved his life.
XIX International AIDS Conference. Interview with Angelo Kaggwa from Uganda who works for the Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention (AVAC). He talks about the importance of addressing male circumcision and shares his hopes for AIDS 2014 in Melbourne.
XIX International AIDS Conference. Session focusing on the scientific strategies in HIV cure research, ethical questions in clinical HIV cure trials and the patient benefits of those clinical trials. The panel members are scientists and physicians, activists and long-term survivors.
XIX International AIDS Conference. Panel discussion on youth HIV/AIDS activism focusing on stigma and discrimination, internet and social media in the HIV/AIDS response and how to influence political leaders and older generations to take action.
XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington D.C. in 2012. Cutaways from a session on sex workers rights. Debbie holds a speech about her way out of sex work and about the lack of support organizations for transgender women.
XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington D.C. Memory session of the AIDS activist Robert Carr, discussing discrimination of women, MSM, sex workers and drug users as well as people living with HIV/AIDS, and tributing Robert's work and friendship.
XIX International AIDS Conference press conference with Hollywood celebrity Debra Messing.
Follow-up interview with Oum Sopheap who is the director of KHANA. He watches a clip from 1998 and talks about the situation back then and what has happened since 1998 in Cambodia.
Opening session of the 4th South African AIDS Conference in Durban in 2009. Professor Linda Gail Bekker from University of Cape Town talks about the HIV/AIDS situation in South Africa. The film also includes music performances and location shots.
The American actress Sharon Stone talks about her memories of Rock Hudson who died of AIDS in 1985. She reflects on the time of the AIDS outbreak and the fear and ignorance surrounding the disease in the 1980's.