The actor, who played Winston on the controversial Netflix teen drama, talks to Out about what the series is leaving behind.
Though there has been some change, the stigma still exists, particularly around some vocations.
The 35-year-old Brazilian patient has obtained long-term HIV remission.
Van Ness says that he hesitated on revealing his status to the wold because he didn't want his “whole career to be necessarily defined by it.”
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This comes after a reported increase in transphobic violence in Bogotá.
He was a Tony Award-winning writer and helped to shift the national health policy on the AIDS crisis.