He was among the first people in the UK known to have died from the AIDS virus, which was only identified the previous year.
Terry's close friends Martyn Butler, Tony Calvert and Terry's partner Rupert Whitaker along with other friends started the Trust to raise funds for research as a way of preventing suffering due to AIDS.
The report was published following a survey of over 900 young people aged 16-24 and it revealed that: We collaborate with other organisations when campaigning on SRE.
Terrence Higgins Trust is a member of the Sex Education Forum (SEF) who work together with its members and other stakeholders to achieve quality SRE.
Shortly, with the generation of a groundswell of support for the organisation at a meeting at Red Lion Square, Tony Whitehead and others joined the group and formally founded the organisation and saw it through registration as a charity to provide direct services to those affected by HIV.
The trust was named after Terry to personalise and humanise the issue of AIDS.
Terrence Higgins Trust is a British charity that campaigns on and provides services relating to HIV and sexual health.The charity received almost a million pounds in donations over the Christmas of 1991, with the proceeds of Queen's re-released chart-topper Bohemian Rhapsody going entirely to the charity, following the recent AIDS-related death of lead singer Freddie Mercury.It’s currently European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week (18-25 Nov), and the UK’s largest sexual health charity, Terrence Higgins Trust, has teamed up with some of the world’s best-known mobile dating apps to spread the message.It can at times be life threatening and life expectancy once was a maximum of 21 years.“Whether you’re a man woman, gay, straight, black, whatever, even ginger, why wouldn’t you come and have a test? “Even people who aren’t at risk, if we’re trying to de-stigmatise the testing, my understanding is we shouldn’t even be at the other side of the river, for instance, pointing to this part of London saying ‘you should get tested’ […] to normalise this situation surely it's better that everyone gets tested, why wouldn’t you?