Friday night I was D-REK until midnight. I was so happy to be back on a stage for a big event and for my friends which made it even better. Saturday morning was the 5th annual #Endthestigma Toy Drive. We had a great turn out and collected so many toys. We got our police escort […]
https://www.thebody.com/article/where-top-hiv-aids-advocates-stand-hiv-versus-aids?fbclid=IwAR3mNIDnbSG8NtlJTEfu2N6L66NqRZegjvjmOl09VVSR5nNoAfVc1cxNtnI Honored to be among the people featured in this video.
I woke up way to early because this is the largest toy drive yet……..I’m basing that off of the ticket sales and toys already collected. I’ve gotten to see what was a crazy idea a few years ago grow into a event loved by so many in this community. Weather looks great and the countdown […]
Activist to host toy drive for ill children By LINDSEY ADKISON email@example.com Buy Now Local activist Derek Canas makes a speech during the College of Coastal Georgia’s event displaying the AIDS Memorial Quilt quilt display in 2016. Canas is holding a toy drive for area children who are in local hospitals. Derek Canas knows all […]
I submitted the #EndTheStigma logo as part of an art contest in Atlanta. “As advocates work in 2018 to create stigma-free environments for people living with HIV across the city, these selected works will become the “stickers” that will notify people upon entry that staff have received training and have made a commitment to serving people […]
Ten Sexiest Straight Men Living With HIV In 2014 Posted on December 24, 2014 1. Bob Bowers aka One Tough Pirate (San Francisco, CA) Bowers outreach educates, raises awareness, fights stigma, and perhaps most importantly, invokes compassion, hope, and affirmative change on our planet. Infected in 1983 from a one-time decision to share a needle, Bob is […]