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Title: Metro.co.uk Exc Jim Allen:PLHIV forced to explain how they got it for insurance
Post by: Jim Allen on May 22, 2019, 03:29:10 pm
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People living with HIV forced to explain how they got it for insurance

Metro.co.uk
By; Elisa Menendez Wednesday 22 May 2019 7:55 pm
Full story: https://metro.co.uk/2019/05/22/people-living-hiv-forced-explain-got-insurance-9654290/?ito=cbshare

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‘It then struck me that the question or interest about my HIV was actually the old “Good AIDS vs Bad AIDS” – basically, how I acquired HIV was somehow more important to them than my income, stability or health status.

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Title: Re: Metro.co.uk Exc Jim Allen:PLHIV forced to explain how they got it for insurance
Post by: Jim Allen on May 22, 2019, 05:49:35 pm
The apology issued by the bank is bullshit BTW. I would have accepted "Sorry we did not realize the impact this has and, we will change our procedure" however that's not the answer they gave to the newspaper, it is simple PR bullshit. 
Title: Re: Metro.co.uk Exc Jim Allen:PLHIV forced to explain how they got it for insurance
Post by: leatherman on May 22, 2019, 06:39:54 pm
I would have accepted "Sorry we did not realize the impact this has and, we will change our procedure"

their response should have been "Sorry we did not realize the impact this has and let's see how we can help you get that mortgage and put you and your family into a home."
Title: Re: Metro.co.uk Exc Jim Allen:PLHIV forced to explain how they got it for insurance
Post by: Jim Allen on May 23, 2019, 04:55:03 am
Well sure, not that i would want a mortgage from them now just on principle.
Title: Re: Metro.co.uk Exc Jim Allen:PLHIV forced to explain how they got it for insurance
Post by: Jim Allen on May 24, 2019, 10:49:07 am
The Bank of Ireland reached out to the journalist saying they want to look into my case and, asking for my details ...  ::) I told her no interest for now in being contacted by the bank.