David Duran is a nationally recognized HIV advocate and writer who has written for every major LGBT publication in the U.S., as well as several others overseas, including TheBody.com, POZ, Plus and Positively Aware. Always aware of current trends within the HIV community, David also speaks at and participates in conferences and gatherings on HIV around the world.
Within the past year, David Duran has had some form of official relationship with each of the following groups/organizations that have a stake in the fight against HIV. These disclosures were last updated on March 18, 2017.
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David Duran reacts to a recent video from the HIV Foundation Queensland depicting real messages sent to HIV-positive men on the dating app Grindr.
"Why should it be the responsibility of only one individual engaging in sex to speak up, solely because they are HIV-positive?" asks David Duran. "If you gasped at that question, it's totally understandable, but take a moment to think more about it."...
Stigma is as much a part of HIV as ever. That's the point made by "A Day With HIV," Positively Aware's anti-stigma campaign.
After accessing PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) for a possible HIV exposure, Garland Godfrey says he "realized how the services can truly affect people and change lives, as they had mine."
Biking over steep hills, Malika Nu-Man wasn't sure she could make it. Then she saw a trail of ants, and a voice told her that she was just as mighty as these creatures which can carry ten times their strength.
Bob Katz came to his first AIDS Life/Cycle to honor two partners and 160 friends lost to AIDS. Then he discovered he really liked doing it, and has been going strong ever since.