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Celebrity raises awareness about HIV diagnosis


Sofia Rositani — Reporter Jonathan Van Ness, a hairdresser, podcaster and Queer Eye star, just came out as being HIV-positive in his newest memoir called “Over the Top”. In the memoir, he talks of his struggle with being addicted to drugs and sex during his college years. One day, he said, he spontaneously fainted while highlighting a customer’s hair. The

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SCSU grad shares his story to raise HIV awareness at SAGE event


Aaron Berkowitz – News Writer  The university’s SAGE Center hosted an open dialogue in the student center’s ballroom, where former student Kyle Rodriguez, shared his experience after being diagnosed with the HIV virus to help raise awareness for the disease. “I have to take meds everyday but luckily the strain of HIV that I have only requires me to take

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