Being a Gay, HIV-Positive Mayor of a Small Town: New Film Documents an Activist's Rise in the Trump Era
Sean Strub founded the HIV publication POZ and the advocacy group The Sero Project. Now he's showcased in a documentary that tells the story of how he became the mayor of Milford, Pennsylvania.
The event, which serves as party and HIV prevention model, hopes for a COVID-free future.
Nearly 250 attendees joined in for the daylong event on personal empowerment and social justice.
“Even at nearly 85, Larry was still a little boy,” said Webster.
From the Vietnam anti-war movement to HIV/AIDS, TheBody remembers this trailblazing activist.
A message of hope and purpose from a leader in HIV advocacy and Black queer empowerment.
By raising questions and considerations, these activists remind us to build community in a time of distance by loving, not fearing, each other.
TheBody remembers Kiyoshi Kuromiya, who died 20 years ago this month.
Acclaimed Jazz Pianist and HIV Long-Term Survivor Fred Hersch Is Giving Free Daily Facebook Concerts During the COVID-19 Crisis
He’s playing a mix of his own works, jazz classics, and the American songbook daily at 1 p.m. ET on his livestream.
By coming out about their status -- even in death -- celebrities can humanize the virus for many people who don’t otherwise know anybody who’s openly living with HIV. They can help increase awareness and fight stigma.