Tez Anderson

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Tez Anderson is a longtime HIV/AIDS activist, writer and speaker. Founder, Let's Kick ASS—AIDS Survivor Syndrome, a grassroots movement of HIV Long-Term Survivors. At 59, he’s been Living with HIV since 1983. He came out publicly in 1990 in People magazine HIV+. Recipient of 2018 Honorable Maurice D. Hinchey Advocacy Scholaarship awarded to people “dedicated to improving access to care and treatment under national and global health programs.” Let’s Kick ASS was awarded the 2018 ADAP Grassroots Campaign their "Long-Term Survivors Stories Public Service Announcement," featuring “Long-Term Survivors sharing their personal stories.”


San Francisco, CA


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