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Aaron Laxton's My HIV Journey: "Who Would You Tell That You Are HIV Positive?"

Aaron Laxton's My HIV Journey: "Who Would You Tell That You Are HIV Positive?"

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Aaron Laxton posed the serious question that everyone must think about—Who would you tell? Why or why not?

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Aaron Laxton understands that disclosure is a tough thing to deal with because of the ways people can react. Laxton personally speaks to a viewer who had been recently diagnosed and felt the need to end their life. “There are others who know where you are at right now,” Laxton said. “There are others who’ve been scared and felt the pain of where you’re at right now. You are not alone. Please reach out to others.”

He also shares one way to take away the stigma of HIV—by wearing the red ribbon to start the conversation.

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Aaron Laxton's My HIV Journey: "Who Would You Tell That You Are HIV Positive?"

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Ryan is the Digital Director of The Advocate Channel, and a graduate of NYU Tisch's Department of Dramatic Writing. She is also a member of GALECA, the LGBTQ+ society of entertainment critics. While her specialties are television writing and comedy, Ryan is a young member of the LGBTQ+ community passionate about politics and advocating for all.

Ryan is the Digital Director of The Advocate Channel, and a graduate of NYU Tisch's Department of Dramatic Writing. She is also a member of GALECA, the LGBTQ+ society of entertainment critics. While her specialties are television writing and comedy, Ryan is a young member of the LGBTQ+ community passionate about politics and advocating for all.