A look back on the life and career of the legendary star who we lost during the AIDS epidemic.
August 16 2023 4:42 PM
Stay tuned this summer to meet our HIV Heroes!
Plus is excited to spotlight 10 HIV Heroes leading the HIV/AIDS response in their communities and around the world. Over the course of 4 mini-episodes and 10 written profiles, these inspiring leaders share their trials and triumphs in the ongoing effort to eliminate stigma, improve care, identify new treatment options, modernize laws, and counter misinformation.
HIV Heroes is presented by Plus with support by Johnson & Johnson.
“I feel like everyone is affected by HIV. Either you have a relative, you have a friend, you have a peer…it’s just humanity” says HIV Hero Annah Sango.
After securing a monumental victory, this trailblazing LGBTQ+ and HIV advocate is not resting on his laurels.
The final episode of HIV Heroes shines a light on the current state of HIV and AIDS in Zimbabwe and Belize.
Jade Elektra creates sassy and joyful music to help spread positive messages to people living with HIV.
The fearless 52-year-old activist is continuing to spread the message of U=U (Undetectable = Untransmittable) and eradicate HIV stigma in Indonesia and around the globe.
“I see this as a way to take care of my community — a community who, for a long time, have been either marginalized or forgotten.”
"Stigma has improved somewhat but there is still a lot [of it] in Thailand. For example, many people with HIV are denied employment".
Helping to eliminate stigma, modernize laws, and counter misinformation, especially during COVID-19.