Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland by Kevin Ditcham

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Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) is the UK’s leading HIV and sexual health charity. Founded in 1982, THT has been at the forefront of the HIV epidemic for the past 30 years.image

When Terry Higgins died with AIDS on 4th July 1982, his friends and partner took the love they had for him and the anger they felt at what he had gone through, and decided to make a change. They founded Terrence Higgins Trust in his name so that others wouldn’t have to suffer the way he had suffered.

From just a handful of people, our charity has grown to become the UK’s leading voice on HIV and sexual health. We have staffed phone lines, stuck up posters and visited schools. We have launched clinics, counselling services, youth groups and websites and we have held the Government to account. For a time we helped people to die with dignity, but…

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