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May 02, 2011
Sean Strub
Sean StrubInnovator, rule-breaker, POZ founder, senior adviser to the Positive Justice Project combating HIV criminalization, positive for 31 years.
Robert Chodo Campbell
Robert Chodo CampbellBuddhist counselor, peacemaker, founder of New York City’s Zen Center for Contemplative Care, positive for 28 years.
Kim Hunter
Kim HunterManager of the Office for Women’s Health at New Jersey’s Hyacinth AIDS Foundation, ex-prisoner, freestyle cruiser, positive for 23 years.
Sylvia Young
Sylvia YoungWoman of the WORLD (peer advocate program manager at Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Disease), positive for 16 years.
Dab Garner
Dab GarnerTeddy bear-tender (creator of Dab the AIDS Bear Project), positive for 29 years.
Stacey Latimer
Stacey LatimerGay minister (Love Alive International Sanctuary of Praise NYC), believer, positive for 24 years.
Sharon Wagner
Sharon WagnerMother and grandmother, churchgoer, cancer survivor, positive for 24 years.
Bamby Salcedo
Bamby SalcedoMexicana immigrant, transgender warrior, coordinator of the Children’s Hospital L.A. transgender youth program, positive for 16 years.
Peter Staley
Peter StaleyAIDSmeds founder, crystal-kicker, ex-Wall Streeter, positive for 28 years.
Jane Fowler
Jane FowlerGraceful and gracious voice of HIV over 50, founder, HIV Wisdom for Older Women, positive for 25 years.
Fred Hersch
Fred HerschJazz pianist and composer, coma survivor, AIDS fund-raiser, positive for 25 years.
Mechelle Jones
Mechelle JonesCrack-habit code cracker, inspirer, admissions coordinator for HELP/PSI in the Bronx, New York, positive for 16 years.
Lisa Tiger
Lisa TigerMuscogee Nation role model, speaker, mom and adopter of abused kids, positive for 23 years.
Loreen Willenberg
Loreen WillenbergHIV controller, former landscaper who started the Zephyr Foundation to promote controller studies, positive for 19 years.
Hydeia Broadbent
Hydeia BroadbentHIV’s knock-your-socks-off baby girl, award-winning public speaker, positive for 27 years (her whole life).
Larry Bryant
Larry BryantRebel rouser, former all-star footballer, Housing Works’ national field organizer, 
positive for 25 years.
David Lee
David LeeWelcoming shoulder and master of social work at Culturally Compassionate 
Counseling, positive for 16 years.
Shawn Decker
Shawn DeckerPositoid rock star, educator and author (My Pet Virus), POZ blogger, positive for 25 years.
Susan Rodriguez
Susan RodriguezSMART starter (founder, SMART University, New York City), positive for 16 years.
Tracy Bruce
Tracy BruceGeorgia peach of a mom and grandmother, HIV prevention specialist, positive for 26 years.
Latrischa Miles
Latrischa MilesChampion adherence counselor (at the Kansas City Free Health Clinic), positive for 16 years.
Eric Sawyer
Eric SawyerAmbassador of activism, UNAIDS adviser, cofounder of ACT UP New York and Health GAP, positive for 30 years.
Tom Duane
Tom DuaneOpenly gay and HIV-positive New York State Senator, community champion and hero, positive for 30 years.
Jorge Delgado
Jorge DelgadoImpassioned and empowered minister, HIV/AIDS ministry director at Metropolitan Community Church in DC, positive for 23 years.
Jack Mackenroth
Jack Mackenroth Project Runway contestant, advocate and athlete, positive for 22 years.
Linda Scruggs
Linda ScruggsProgram director, AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth and Families, survivor of incest, sexual abuse and cocaine, positive for 21 years.
Imani Harrington
Imani HarringtonHIV drama-writing queen (Bitter Fruit, for example), positive for 26 years.
Monica Johnson
Monica JohnsonOne of our favorite HEROES (she founded Helping Everyone Receive Ongoing Effective Support in Columbia, Louisiana), positive for 27 years.
Dawn Averitt Bridge
Dawn Averitt BridgeThe Well Project founder, mother (her older daughter was POZ’s first cover baby, celebrating an HIV-negative birth), positive for 23 years.
Greg Louganis
Greg LouganisDiving board Olympian, trainer of divers and dogs, positive for 23 years.
Mary Fisher
Mary FisherArtist, world-rocker (her speech at the 1992 Republican Convention broke the don’t-say-AIDS barrier), energetic educator, positive for 20 years.


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