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Born with HIV in 1988, Bowman worked to fight stigma and inspire others.
A member of ACT UP and Rise and Resist, Vélez fought for drug access and civil rights, notably for those in the Latino community.
The Grandfather of the House of Xtravaganza consulted on the hit TV series “Pose.” He was also a 2018 POZ 100 honoree. [VIDEO]
“The Mother of AIDS Advocacy” helped found amfAR and fought prejudice. [VIDEO]
Michael Friedman, best known for “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson,” reportedly found out he had HIV only nine weeks before his death.
Plus: Watch Arquette, Jackie Beat and Barry Shils discuss “Wigstock: The Movie” at RuPaul’s DragCon 2016.
An evening with choreographer Vincent Paterson entertains and inspires.
Roane worked with the Virginia Department of Health; “his impact on the African-American community is well-established.”
An ordained Catholic deacon and member of the Air Force, Boughton also served Floridians living with HIV.
A self-described “agent of change,” Sharp was active in HIV and ministerial groups in Georgia as well as Africa.
Chambers was a health care counselor, avid blogger, public speaker and “insurance guru” at AIDS Project Los Angeles.
Bowie’s last live performance was in a 2006 fundraiser for international HIV charity Keep a Child Alive.
In the 1980s, facing AIDS panic and homophobia, Kit Duffy fought for AIDS education along with LGBT equality.
You will hear about Beny’s many accomplishments and accolades in other memorials, I want to share my memories of the man.
Deadra Malloy co-founded P.O.S.I.T.I.V.E Voices and was active in the South Carolina HIV/AIDS Council and PWN-USA.
HIV community leaders remember the late AIDS activist.
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