personal stories of people living with HIV

HIGH TIME FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA

Posted June 15, 2016 by

WAYNE BRISTOW SAYS, “IF ANYONE TOLD ME EVEN A YEAR AGO THAT I’D BE TRYING MEDICAL MARIJUANA, I WOULD HAVE LAUGHED.” DUE TO THE NEED TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT HIS ACHES, PAINS AND ARTHRITIS, HIS THINKING HAS CHANGED.

High time for medical marijuana

A HUMBLING MOMENT

Posted June 15, 2016 by

WAYNE BRISTOW ENTERS A PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION AND SAYS “THIS WHOLE EXPERIENCE AFFIRMED MY BELIEF THAT NO MATTER WHAT I HAVE BEEN THROUGH OR GOING THROUGH NOW, THERE WILL ALWAYS BE SOMEONE LESS FORTUNATE."

A humbling moment.

MY HOMOPHOBIC PAST

Posted September 1, 2015 by

WAYNE BRISTOW AND SCARED STRAIGHT – A VIEW OF HOMOPHOBIA FROM THE CLOSET HE ONCE INHABITED.

 My homophobic past

I have been on the receiving end of it many times from strangers and even family members, but there was a time I embraced it. I practiced homophobia as a means of hiding who and what I was.

Homophobia (From Wikipedia)

LIFE’S LITTLE UPS AND DOWNS

Posted August 3, 2015 by

WAYNE BRISTOW HAS FOUND HIMSELF A VICTIM OF THE OLD SAYING: “JUST WHEN I THOUGHT I WAS GETTING MY HEAD TOGETHER, MY BODY STARTS FALLING APART”.

 Life’s little ups and downs

MY FIRST PRIDE PARADE

Posted July 8, 2015 by

WAYNE BRISTOW DIDN’T COME OUT UNTIL LATER IN LIFE – AND SO HIS FIRST VENTURE TO TORONTO PRIDE IN THE 90S WAS, HE SAYS, “MIND-BLOWING”,..

My first Pride Parade

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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