Oscar is pushed to his limit when Michael reveals his status to the Office.
New episode. Same stigma.
HIV stigma can destroy confidence, relationships, and careers
but the realities of the disease are underrepresented in media.
We wanted to change that. So we searched through every episode
of The Office to create a new story about the impact
of HIV stigma.
Untold Stories of Stigma
Our episode of The Office is fiction, but the stories
below are real. See the faces and hear stories of how stigma
impacted six people living with HIV and how they learned to
“It was like a mirror seeing him deteriorate”
Watching his brother live with HIV made Samuel reluctant to start HIV treatment.
Casey House opened in 1988 as Canada’s first stand-alone treatment facility for people living with HIV/AIDS. Since then, we’ve evolved into a sub-acute HIV/AIDS specialty hospital in Toronto, Canada with inpatient and outpatient programming, and are a world leader in HIV/AIDS health care.
As one of the few places where people with HIV/AIDS know they’ll receive compassionate care without judgment we’re tackling the deeply ingrained stigma associated with HIV. With bold ideas and brave partners, we’re working to make humanity more visible than the disease. Together, we can #smashstigma.