Fighting HIV/AIDS: 'Society hasn't progressed as much as medicine'

We know we could have a world without AIDS, but society has not progressed as much as medicine has. That's the view of the man who in 2002 was the first French politician to reveal he has HIV. Since then, Jean-Luc Romero-Michel has dedicated his life to campaigning tirelessly for people living with HIV and AIDS.


Jean-Luc Romero-Michel also fought vigorously for the legalisation of same-sex marriage in France, with the then Mayor of Paris presiding over his marriage to his partner in 2013.

Our guest also fights for the right to a dignified death - campaigning for the legalisation of euthanasia - for people to be able to choose when and how they want to die.

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