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World’s First HIV-Positive Sperm Bank is Launched to ‘Remove the Stigma’

The world’s first HIV-positive sperm bank, called Sperm Positive, has been opened in New Zealand to “remove the stigma” surrounding people suffering from the often-terminal sexually transmitted disease.

The program has started with three donors who supposedly have an “undetectable viral load,” which means that standard tests cannot find the virus in the infected individual’s blood stream. It is alleged that the virus cannot be spread through child birth from these individuals, and the sperm bank plans to put this theory to the test.

Damien Rule-Neal, a man who has been been HIV-positive since 1999, has donated sperm to the project. He believes that the project will convince people to engage in

Read the full story from Big League Politics

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