Jonathan Van Ness and other celebs who are HIV positive
These stars have opened up about their struggle
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Some celebrities prefer to keep their private lives as secretive as possible, while others have no problem in sharing it with the public. When stars do share their stories about the virus, however, they're bravely bearing a weighty series of issues, including the prejudice against people carrying the virus, and they're also giving people with HIV a bigger platform.
Click through to find out which celebrities have publicly announced that they are HIV positive.
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