LEGENDARY’S SAVION GARCON SAYS HE’S BEEN LIVING WITH HIV FOR 14 YEARS

After competing on HBO Max’s Legendary season two, Savion Ashford, known to those within the ballroom scene as Savion Garcon, has revealed to followers that he has been living with HIV. “On this day October 18, 2007, I was diagnosed as HIV+,” Garcon tweeted Monday. “Through these 14 years, I’ve had many highs and several lows. But…

BIDEN RECOGNIZEZ 4OTH YEAR OF HIV, CALLS FOR BILLIONS TO END IT

President Joe Biden released a statement Saturday, June 5 recognizing the 40th year of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, emphasizing the need for continued progress toward eradicating the virus, and announcing $670 million toward that commitment.  “Forty years ago today, five young men in Los Angeles were confirmed as the first known patients stricken with an illness…

AMAZING PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV: WORDSMITH GEORGE M. JOHNSON

It doesn’t take long to recognize there’s something more to George M. Johnson than good looks and debonair grace. Their words are thoughtful and forcefully delivered, whether written or spoken, and they don’t shy away from “all of the very heavy subjects that oftentimes people say kids are too young to understand.” This urgency to…