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Atlanta-based HIV Advocate Daniel Driffin Tapped to Speak at Democrat Convention [VIDEO]

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Atlanta-based HIV Advocate Daniel Driffin Tapped to Speak at Democrat Convention [VIDEO]

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Undetectables Atlanta founder Daniel Driffin will speak at 4 pm Eastern time on Wednesday (July 27)!

The Democratic National Convention is this week in Philadelphia and Hillary Clinton’s campaign just announced – for the first time in 16 years – an openly HIV-positive LGBT advocate will join Human Rights Campaign President Chad Griffin and transgender advocate Sarah McBride to discuss needs of our community.

via The Pride LA:

Jaron Benjamin of Housing Works in New York described Driffin thusly: “He’s a 30 year old gay black man living with HIV, and a great public speaker. He will enter Morehouse School of Medicine’s MPHA program in the fall and has served as a Georgia Equality Youth HIV Policy Advisor. He was recently part of a PBS segment on the HIV epidemic in Atlanta. He’s also a founder of “Undetectables Atlanta,” a group of over 400 gay/bisexual men with HIV, and is also a founder of ThriveSS, a non-profit service organization serving the same population. he also serves as co-chair of the Task Force to End AIDS in Fulton County, Georgia.

Press play and watch Daniel speak about barriers in HIV services in the video below.

[video link]

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