What comes to your mind when you think of the word advocate? For some, it’s something legal like a lawyer, or perhaps a social issue activist or a social worker, but ...
Katie Adsila Willingham is a woman of transgender experience from rural northwest Alabama. She has been living and thriving with HIV since 2000 and became an advocate in 2017. Willingham is a Community Advisory Board member and blogger for The Well Project’s A Girl Like Me, raises awareness of HIV issues with the Alabama Poz Life Facebook group, and is Alabama state lead for Positive Women's Network USA.
Monte J. Wolfe
Monte J. Wolfe has lived with HIV since 2004. He is a multi-disciplined artist, theatre professional, and graduate of the Howard University Theatre Arts Department with a BFA in theatre arts administration. Wolfe is the founder of Brave Soul Collective, an organization raising awareness around HIV/AIDS and issues affecting LGBTQ people of color through the performing arts. You can follow him on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.