The appointment of Daskalakis, who has managed New York City's response to HIV, COVID-19, and more, is being widely praised.
This multi-hyphenate is living proof status doesn't define you.
A massive Medicaid fraud ring is busted, which allegedly involved buying back HIV meds from impoverished patients and reselling them.
A New York court ruling states that a magazine ad "defames" a Brooklyn woman by making her appear HIV-positive.
Dr. Demetre Daskalakis will be head of the New York City Bureau of HIV/AIDS after effectively controlling the meningitis outbreak last year.
Once symbolic of AIDS activism, this die-in was meant to make younger generations of the LGBT community aware that AIDS is still a present-day issue, not an event that can be presented as past history.