Why I'm F*cking Mad (with Jonathan Van Ness)
With the launch of the hit Netflix show, “Queer Eye,” Jonathan Van Ness became a personal grooming guru for unkempt Americans across the country. But JVN has engaged audiences in so much more than better hygiene practices – a year after the show launched, JVN wrote a memoir that helped to demystify living with HIV and what “undetectable equals untransmittable” (or U=U) actually means.
JVN joins us this week to talk about living with HIV, overcoming addiction, and the steps that he hopes the Biden/Harris administration will take to overcome the stigma that he and so many other folks, particularly LGBTQ-identifying, face after coming out as HIV-positive. Tune in, henny.
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Resources from the episode:
Tune into JVN’s podcast, Getting Curious
Read JVN’s memoir, “Over The Top”
Search for your local Planned Parenthood
Locate additional HIV testing by zip code
Find a PrEP provider by zip code
Read up on U=U
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