Episode 2

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12th Aug 2020

HIV & Positivity with Caleb Ashton

Actor, Caleb Ashton talks about managing his life and career being HIV+ and what representation in entertainment looks like to him.

One in seven Black people have HIV in the United States, but they're unaware that they have it and without treatment they may unknowingly pass it to others. In this episode we talk about the stigma surrounding HIV, what his treatment looks like and what he hopes for representation of Black gay men in media.

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Beyond Our Cells
Beyond Our Cells is a podcast hosted by Taylor Camille highlighting the stories and experiences of those living outside of the limitations of their conditions. Living with Sickle Cell, Taylor’s attempts at hiding her invisible disease and coping with the feelings of otherness has inspired the creation of this podcast. In an effort to seek peace, discussions center on our learned ability to maintain an identity that surpasses the barriers of health conditions which often try to disrupt our peace and overwhelm our spirit. New episodes every Wednesday. Follow @beyondourcells on Instagram and Twitter. Transcripts available on Medium, https://bit.ly/3gjpIMl

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