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Timothy Conigrave interviewed by James Waites for the Australian response to AIDS oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 627500
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Conigrave, Timothy, 1959-1994, interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1993 Jan. 13 
2 digital audio tapes (ca. 183 min.) 
Series

Australian response to AIDS oral history project.

Summary

Tim Conigrave speaks frankly about his experience as an HIV positive person and of his lover's death from AIDS, including: his own family background; Jesuit education; teenage sexuality; HIV positive diagnosis; first awareness of AIDS as a disease; safe sex information; natural therapies & New Age techniques; deterioration in his lover's health; HIV treatments; family reactions; AIDS Hotline; ACON Fun and Esteem Project work; problems of HIV positive youth; encouraging youth involvement in support groups; St Vincent's Hospital, HIV ward; PCP; coming out as an HIV positive person; toxoplasmosis; hypomania; wills; gay estates & inheritance; funerals; community attitudes to homosexuality, AIDS; living with HIV; grief; psychological aspects; advice to HIV positive people.

Notes

Part of a project undertaken jointly by the Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations and the National Library of Australia focussing on the social and political response in Australia to AIDS.

Recorded in Sydney, N.S.W. on 13 January 1993.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and transcript available. 
Subjects HIV-positive persons -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Interviews.  |  HIV infections -- Social aspects.  |  AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects.  |  HIV infections -- Treatment.  |  HIV-positive persons -- Family relationships.
Other authors/contributors Waites, James, 1955-2014, interviewer  |  National Library of Australia  |  Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations

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