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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.
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.
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