The HIV League helps students transcend their diagnosis.
Heart disease risk factors such as smoking or having high blood pressure increased the risk even further in those with HIV.
Bean was a minister, gospel singer, and longtime supporter of LGBTQ+ and HIV causes.
Porter will join other honorees, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, for the event later this month.
The study came from a clinic based in the heart of London's gay scene.
Johnson & Johnson's attempted vaccine didn't have the efficacy necessary for the study to continue.
Raniyah Copeland, who succeeded longtime leader Phill Wilson, served less than a year in her position.