It was a symbolic act, full of emotion. British Labor MP, Lloyd Russell-Moyle, spoke to the HIV count that was contracted ten years ago, among the approval of their lords, who were discussing health at the time.
Russell-Moyle, having been afraid of rejection of others, has now been an advocate for the case, so that HIV-positive people are encouraged to live naturally and for those with suspicions , let them perform "It's better to live in information or die in fear," he warned.
He is the first deputy to announce his status in the House and the second to announce that he has HIV.
Their line manager Jeremy Corbyn said he had been "great and historical speech". The deputy has received a number of demonstrations of support and congratulations for his courage.
Russell-Moyle decided to make the emotional announcement before night 30th World Day of the battle against AIDS which is celebrated on Saturday. And just one of the main difficulties of the disease is to fight social stigma.
This year's motto is Know your status.
"There is still a time to generalize HIV tests, to enable more people to access treatment, to allocate more resources to prevent new infections, and to end stigma." At the moment critical, we must take the right path. "said UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on the page that has been set aside by the organization today.