Adam Castillejo

Adam CastillejoJon Attenborough

4 – At the 2019 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, researchers announce that THE London Patient (Adam Castillejo) is the second person to be cured of HIV after receiving a bone marrow transplant from a donor who is genetically immune to the virus. (2019)

6 – The Sero Project and GMHC present a screening of the short film HIV Is Not a Crime, followed by a discussion on HIV criminalization. (2013)

National Native  HIV/AIDS Awareness Day logo

National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day logo

10 – National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

20 – National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

21 –Tom Hanks wins the Academy Award for Best Actor for the film Philadelphia, in which he plays a lawyer living with HIV who sues his employer for wrongful termination. (1994)

Karl Schmid

Karl SchmidFacebook/Karl Schmid

23 – Karl Schmid, an Australian-born television entertainment reporter, reveals on Facebook that he’s been living with HIV for more than 10 years. (2018)