Experts say increased funding for HIV services and prevention and fighting stigma are key.
Castro-Bojorquez is being remembered as "a passionate advocate who spoke truth to power in defense of his community."
The historic New York-based organization provides life-saving services.
The gay actor revealed that he was drawing on real-life experiences for his character, Pray Tell.
"We have to do a better job in educating our youth. They're bearing the burden of this virus," says Gina Brown.
The new executive director of MPact Global Action for Gay Men’s Health and Rights has as many ideas as he does challenges.
Her foundation's bold initiative, coinciding with the recent Transgender Day of Visibility, was Asti’s final project.