It was a symbolic act full of emotions. Lloyd Russell-Moyle, a British Labor MP, spoke about the fact that they were ill 10 years ago with HIV, who was ill with the bridegroom who was discussing health at that time.
Russell-Moyle said that after living for fear of abandoning others, he has now become a defender, because HIV positive people are encouraged to live naturally, and those who have doubts leave them "It's better to live knowledge than to fear," said Russell-Moyle. he warned.
He is the first deputy to announce his status in Parliament and the second to publicly announce that he has HIV.
Their leader Jeremy Corbin said he was "brilliant and historic" speech. The MP has received several support demonstrations and congratulations on his courage.
Russell-Moyle decided to make an emotional statement on the eve 30. World AIDS Day which is celebrated this week. And precisely, one of the main difficulties of the disease is the fight against social stigma.
This year's motto is I know my status.
"It's time to generalize HIV testing so that more people can access treatment, allocate more resources to prevent new infections and put an end to stigmatization." At this critical moment, we must take the right path. "says Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, on this day, which the organization is currently focusing on.