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Mean Girls' Daniel Franzese on playing an HIV+ character

Mean Girls' Daniel Franzese on playing an HIV+ character


<p><em>Mean Girls</em>' Daniel Franzese on playing an HIV+ character</p>
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The actor opens up about his groundbreaking role on the HBO series Looking.

Check out this exclusive clip from this week’s episode of +Talk with Karl Schmid, featuring actor Daniel Franzese. He and Schmid discuss his groundbreaking role on the HBO Original series Looking as a character living with HIV, his own inspiring work in the HIV/AIDS community, his friendship with late Reverend Steve Pieters, and more.

Watch the video here:

About +Life

The multi-platform brand +Life is inspired by ABC talent Karl Schmid’s own story of living with shame and fear of having HIV due to the amount of ignorance and stigma surrounding the virus. +Life appears across multiple social media platforms offering the flagship +Talk round-table talk show and content revolving around love and relationships, entertaining, medicine, nutrition and spirituality. +Life features a coterie of amazing stories told by an incredible and diverse group of people sharing their first hand experiences living with HIV, fighting for access to medications, facing down community stigma, and fighting their own internal stigmas. +Life has become nationally recognized with its multiple nominations and its recent win at the GLAAD Media Awards.

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