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Trans World AIDS Day

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This World AIDS Day, Imara reflects on the millions of lives lost to HIV-related illness and the ongoing fight against this epidemic within the trans community. First, she speaks to HIV health equity leader Tori Cooper about her decades of advocacy for more inclusive and effective policy. They discuss her early experiences with HIV in the 1970’s, her recent groundbreaking appointment to the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) and strategies for an effective end to HIV. Next, Imara is joined by actor and business owner Ja’Mel Ashely Ware who shares his approach to increasing visibility for HIV-positive transmasc people and fighting stigma through entrepreneurial education.

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