By Revealing His HIV Status, Billy Porter Fights the Stigma

The actor Billy Porter said he was HIV positive in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, going public with his status for the first time in 14 years. It was a brave decision and validates people struggling with HIV, which disproportionately affects Black gay and bisexual men. We heard more from Raniyah Copeland, CEO of the Black AIDS Institute and Jo Yurcaba, an associate editor for NBC OUT.