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GUY ANTHONY

Guy Anthony Guy Anthony is a respected HIV/AIDS activist, community leader and author. Diagnosed with HIV as a teen, Guy has dedicated his adult life to the pursuit of neutralizing global HIV/Aids related stigmas. He served as a member of Atlanta’s black gay Community Advisory Board (CAB) from 2010-2013 and in 2011 co-created the hit online web-series, “MR.” named in honor of black gay rights activist and filmmaker, Marlon Riggs.

Released in December 2012, his book ‘Pos(+)tively Beautiful: A Book of Affirmations, Advocacy & Advice’ is a collection of inspiring narratives, raw imagery, and affirming anecdotes. After releasing his book of affirmations for people living with HIV, Guy was selected as a National Spokesperson and Ambassador for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in 2013 and since then has spoken with various MPowerment Projects in Georgia, New York, Tennessee, DC and Texas. His book was named #10 on MUSED Magazine’s list of books every black gay man should read along with some of the most influential LGBT authors of the 21st century.

Currently, Guy works as a Program Coordinator for the Treatment Adherence program at Us Helping Us, Inc. He serves as a member of The Metropolitan Washington Regional Ryan White Planning Council in Washington, DC, resident blogger for AIDS.gov, and brand ambassador for ViiV Healthcare, a global specialist HIV company dedicated to delivering advances in treatment and care for people living with HIV. He strongly believes that his visibility will help other HIV positive young men recognize their own beauty and self-worth.

He also raps and sings in his spare time!