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"I Am Hiv Positive" American Famous Actor Reveals His Hiv Status After Being In Stigma For 14 years.

Billy Porter is an American actor, singer and style icon who was born in 21st September 1969 at Pittsburgh Pennsylvania in United states.He graduated from Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama, and achieved fame performing on Broadway before starting a solo career as a singer and actor. Porter won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his role as Lola in Kinky Boots.

In May 2021, Porter told the Hollywood reporter that he has been diagnosed by Hiv and Aids in June 2007.He explained that it was a difficult year for him as he was also diagnosed with type-2 diabetes that February and filing for bankruptcy that March.In the same interview, he talked about renting a house on long island during the covid pandemic due to pre existing health condition and about having intermittently attended psychotherapy since the age of 25. He was aslo quoted saying the below one's after breaking his long silence living with Hiv Aids. Billy Porter said "i'm the healthiest i've been in my entire life.So it's time to let all that go and tell a different story.There's no more stigma-lets be done with that.its time.I've been living it and being in the shame of it for long enough".

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