Tyler Curry is the senior editor and head writer of HIV Equal Online, World Health Clinicians’ premiere online magazine. He is in charge of producing, editing and publishing the editorial content for the website, which includes working with freelance writers to cover a wide range of perspectives, stories and topics.
Curry is a nationally syndicated columnist who continues to write for a variety of LGBT lifestyle and travel magazines. His passion, however, is to deliver the best in personal, interesting and informative content that serves to educate the public on HIV and HIV stigma.
Prior to joining the team at WHC, Curry started his own HIV Awareness campaign, entitle The Needle Prick Project (NPP). This photo and editorial campaign received national attention, as one of the first of it’s kind to focus on eliminating HIV stigma.
As a former marketing writer, Curry popped onto the seen with the release of his own HIV essay, “The Needle Prick: Reluctant Commentary of a Newly HIV 20-Something.” The essay, published in The Advocate Online and Huffington Post, went viral and sparked the interest of gay men across the country who could relate to the sentiment expressed in his writing. Seeing an opportunity to make an impact, Curry turned essay that was originally intended to be his only piece on HIV into a series of more than 50 columns that have now been published across the globe.
HIV Equal is a national multimedia campaign that aims to end HIV stigma and promote HIV testing by creating a social art movement that changes the way people think about HIV and which reopens the national dialogue about HIV.
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