A Day With HIV
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8 am- San Francisco
Dennis, HIV-positive: “My husband Mark (pictured above, who is HIV-negative) and my service dog Buster Bear are my front line support system.
10:30 am- Chicago
Illinois State Representative Greg Harris is one of two openly HIV-positive state legislators in the country.
11:22 am- Chicago
David C. Parker: “I’m 47, and have been positive for 17 years. I look at it as a blessing, as it’s taught me so much about myself, other people, and life.”
1:53 pm- San Francisco
Suzanne, Jim, and Mathew at Magnet, the lab of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation’s gay men’s health center.
5:30 pm- Eugene, OR
Cree Gordon, 26, has been HIV-positive for more than six years; his friend Mathias is negative: “I call my picture, ‘Opposites Attract.’”
7:26 pm- Costa Mesa, CA
Ian-Mathew Alvarez: “This picture of me (shaved head), my husband Travis, and my mom Rosie was taken at a lounge called The Tin Lizzie Saloon.”
8 pm- Oklahoma City
Cody Smith rides the Sizzler at the Oklahoma State Fair, as he celebrates his 26th birthday. This was his first birthday since learning that he is HIVpositive.
11 pm- Salem, OR
Jonathan Reitan, HIVpositive for more than five years, finds comfort from the fatigue and dizziness brought on by his daily meds in the arms of his lover, Jonathon Broadwater, who is HIVnegative.”
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