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Formerly a homeless person who used heroin, she advocated for New Yorkers affected by housing insecurity, drugs, HIV and hepatitis.
The Supreme Court justice died from complications of metastatic pancreatic cancer.
Over two decades, he helped thousands of clients at Grady Health System’s Ponce de Leon Center.
Let us continue to fight for full equal rights—even if that fight includes #GoodTrouble.
The molecular biologist was the first to clone HIV, and she helped prove that the virus causes AIDS. She also researched cancer genetics.
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Relentless. Innovative. Effective. Passionate. Caring. Visionary. Focused.
A community leader and academic, Simmons also led the DC-based HIV nonprofit Us Helping Us. He died of prostate cancer.
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She moved to New York in 1987 to care for a dying son. Read a touching 2007 tribute by a former POZ staffer.
“Improving the lives of those with HIV and AIDS has been my mission and life’s work for over two decades.”
A fighter for other women living with HIV, she worked at the Hyacinth Clinic in Newark, New Jersey.
Bowie oversaw the West Hollywood AIDS group Being Alive. Explore his meaningful life in these social media posts from his husband.
Magic Johnson calls the basketball icon a “history maker.” Stern died January 1.
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She had been living in the United States. Last month, a play based on her activism opened in London.
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