He is Vince by Vince Crisotomo

About This Video

Vincent Crisostomo shares his long journey as a gay Chamorro man living with HIV. Since his diagnosis in 1989, Vince has represented his community as a fierce advocate and HIV prevention worker. Vince’s story explores aging and HIV with sensitivity and compassion.

What does this video tell us about stigma?
Do Asians get HIV? Vince says in his story doctors thought Asians didn’t get HIV at the beginning of the epidemic. As a community, we need to know that we are all at risk for HIV. By learning more about HIV, we can share ways to keep ourselves HIV free and support those living with the virus.

Category

Avoiding Risk, Being Supportive, Men, Staying Healthy