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John Maxwell

Executive Director, AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT)

John Maxwell is the Executive Director of ACT. John has been working in the community-based HIV/AIDS sector for over 25 years. He has extensive experience in the area of HIV prevention and sexual health promotion, and has been an active participant in many community-based research projects. John has also been a member of numerous local, provincial and national and international HIV/AIDS working groups.
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Confronting the Isolation of Living with HIV

As a result of the stigma around HIV, many folks feel shame and judgment about how they got HIV and don't want others finding out. We believe that isolation is alleviated by networks of support, by the opportunity to create shared experiences with other people, by the opportunity to be true to who you are without fear.
08/04/2015 05:12 EDT