Jonathan Van Ness shares why he chose to speak up about living with HIV

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It's been a little over a week since Jonathan Van Ness shared that he's been living with HIV since his diagnosis at age 25.

Since then, he's been busy. Last week, the Queer Eye star went Capitol Hill to meet with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to discuss the Equality Act, a bill that would extend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to cover sexual orientation and gender identity as protected classes. 

Van Ness spoke to Jimmy Fallon about the need to smash the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS and the significance of his meeting with Pelosi. "I've been telling a lot of people to speak truth to power and I think I have to take my turn to speak truth to power," he said.  Read more...

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