10 Brave Celebrities Who Fought Against HIV/AIDS

10 Brave Celebrities Who Fought Against HIV/AIDS
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This is a list of 10 unthinkable celebs who were diagnosed with HIV-positive, but they did not lose hope and reacted in a very positive manner.

 

1) Magic Johnson

1) Magic Johnson

In 1991, when people knew that HIV leads to death, Johnson declared to the world that he was HIV Positive. 20 years later now he is pretty fit and is very active as a volunteer.

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2) Greg Louganis

2) Greg Louganis
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After he tested positive for HIV in 1988, he became an outspoken HIV awareness advocate and worked with the Human Rights Campaign to defend the civil liberties of the people diagnosed with HIV/AIDS.

3) Viktor Luna

3) Viktor Luna
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He first got diagnosed in 2006 and came out of his hibernation after getting diagnosed in 2013 again.

4) Jim J. Bullock

4) Jim J. Bullock
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In 1985, he learned that he is HIV-positive. Till 2011, he was still healthy and it's been 30 years now he is living with HIV.

5) Jerry Herman

5) Jerry Herman
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In 1985, Herman was diagnosed with HIV-positive. He was one of the fortunate ones who survived experimental drug therapy.

6) Danny Pintauro

6) Danny Pintauro
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American actor Danny revealed in an interview in 2015 that he was HIV-positive since 2003 and it was oral HIV.

7) Andy Bell

7) Andy Bell
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Bell announced publicly on 17th December 2004 that he was HIV-positive and lived till the age of 62.

8) Holly Johnson

8) Holly Johnson
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In November 1991, Johnson learned that he was HIV-positive. This triggered a temporary withdrawal from the music business and public life in general. He dedicated his life to his friends whom he lost due to this disease.

9) Andrew Sullivan

9) Andrew Sullivan
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He was diagnosed with HIV-positive in the year 1996 and he became an advocate for the HIV-positive men after that.

10) Chuck Panozzo

10) Chuck Panozzo
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In 2001, The American Musician Panozzo announced that he was living with HIV, and he has been involved in campaigning for AIDS awareness.