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Bradford McIntyre

HIV positive Canadian Bradford McIntyre promotes HIV and AIDS awareness and messages of positive living with HIV.

Photo: Bradford McIntyre - The 30 30 Campaign ( - 2009 Living Positive - Bradford's Story - Watch Video
"My work creating HIV and AIDS awareness globally has provided for many people, a face living with HIV and this has helped to bring hope to people infected that they too can live a long and healthy life!"
Bradford McIntyre
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Photo: Bradford McIntyre (8 ft. Poster) at the Government of Canada Booth, Leading Together: Canada Takes Action on HIV/AIDS in the Exhibition Hall at the XVI International AIDS Conference, 2006 - Poster Quote by Bradford McIntyre: In 1985, I was told by my doctor to inform my family, arrange my finances and funeral; I had six months to live! A long time survivor living with HIV since 1984, Bradford McIntyre announced publicly on national TV, on the Dini Petty Show, World AIDS Day, December 1, 1994; that he was living with HIV. He has been a dynamic advocate for the health and wellness of people living with HIV and AIDS and is committed to effecting change, not only in his own life, but also for millions of others with the same diagnosis.

Bradford has appeared on national television and radio, in numerous newspaper and magazine interviews and documentaries; promoting the message that everyone can take responsibility for their health, regardless of doctors’ diagnoses. Along with local, national and international speaking engagements, Bradford's articles on HIV and AIDS have been published in newspapers, magazines and on web sites around the world.

Bradford has constantly championed 'the war' against the AIDS virus. Through his commitment to help transform the lives of others, alter public perception and influence the mainstream medical profession's attitude and approach to treatment, change has occurred. Bradford is a dedicated and tireless advocate for enhancing awareness about HIV and AIDS.

Bradford's vision for a better future has inspired many people to look at life in a different light. He works hard and constantly at promoting to the world-at-large his positive messages of living with HIV and AIDS. Even while managing his own challenging HIV related health problems, he has committed to involve himself in many ways within the Vancouver, British Columbia community, nationally and globally.

Bradford's global impact is shown through a comprehensive, informative website. When you visit his website Positively Positive-Living with HIV/AIDS (, you will discover a wide variety of life affirming and supportive topics. About Bradford, HIV/AIDS Articles, Alternative Therapies, HIV/AIDS Videos, HIV/AIDS Links, HIV/AIDS News and HIV/AIDS News Archives. He collaborates with individuals, groups and organizations throughout the world. He strives for excellence in the cause against prejudice and ignorance where HIV and AIDS are concerned. Bradford is committed to informing governments, the medical establishment and the media that the fundamental rights of individuals living with HIV and AIDS must be protected and upheld. Discrimination of people living with HIV must not be tolerated. Specific examples: Bradford's articles 'HIV/AIDS Stigma and Discrimination', 'HIV Disclosure' and 'Education Key In AIDS Battle'. These can be read online or downloaded from the article section.

Since 1994, whenever possible, Bradford McIntyre has volunteered his time and energy to participate in HIV and AIDS causes and events.


PRIDE Legacy Award
Bradford McIntyre, received a PRIDE Legacy Award, on July 20, 2013. Maxine Davis, Executive Director of the Dr. Peter Centre presented Bradford McIntyre with the PRIDE Legacy Award
in the PINK Category: Sexuality - Sexual Health + HIV/AIDS Awareness.

PRIDE Legacy Awards Presented by TELUS - PRIDE Legacy Awards presented by TELUS: Bradford McIntyre, PRIDE Legacy Award Recipient. Maxine Davis, Executive Director of the Dr. Peter Centre, presented Bradford McIntyre with the PRIDE Legacy Award in the PINK Category: Sexuality (Sexual Health + HIV/AIDS Awareness). July 20, 2013

Bradford McIntyre receiving the PRIDE Legacy Award, July 20, 2013 - PRIDE Legacy Awards presented by TELUS.: Bradford McIntyre received the PRIDE Legacy Award PINK: PINK - Sexuality (Sexual Health + HIV/AIDS Awareness) at the PRIDE LEGACY AWARDS presented by TELUS on July 20, 2013. TELUS PRIDE LEGACY AWARDS Recipients:
Bradford McIntyre - Pink - Sexuality (Sexual Health + HIV/AIDS Awareness)
Shawn Ewing - Red - Life (Lifetime Achievement)
Jag Bilkhu - Orange - Healing (Sports)
Barb Snelgrove - Yellow - Sunlight ( Community Superstar)
Maria Foster - Green - Environment (Safe Spaces)
Joe Average - Turquoise - Art (ART)
Dean Malone - Blue - Harmony (Community Leaders)
Jen Sung - Purple - Spirit (Youth)

Bradford McIntyre dedicated his PRIDE Legacy Award to all the people affected by and infected with HIV and AIDS and all those who we've lost to AIDS.

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
Bradford McIntyre awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
for excellence in the field of HIV/AIDS in Canada, on November 27, 2012.

Photo: Diamond Jubilee Medal and Medal Box - Recipient Bradford McIntyre Photo: Bradford McIntyre presented with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and Medal pinned by Dr. Colin Carrie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health. Photo: Bradford McIntyre & Dr. Colin Carrie (medal presenter on behalf of the Government of Canada. Bradford McIntyre recieves The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for excellence in the field of HIV/AIDS in Canada, on November 27, 2012, Chateau Cartier Hotel, Gatineau, Quebec.

Photo: Bradford McIntyre is among 22 Canadians awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for excellence in the field of HIV/AIDS in Canada.

Recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals
for excellence in the field of HIV/AIDS in Canada,
at CAS' World AIDS Day gala on Tuesday, November 27.

(back row left to right): Richard Elliott, Dr. Jacqueline Gahagan, Bob Leahy, Louis-Marie Gagnon, Karen Plater, David Hoe, Darien Taylor, Monique Doolittle-Romas, Maria Mac Intosh, Dr. Brian Conway (middle row left to right): Dr. Ted Myers, Randy Jackson, Bradford McIntyre, Denise Becker, Deborah Warren, Brian Huskins, Albert McNutt, Doris Peltier, Dr. Colin Carrie (medal presenter on behalf of the Government of Canada), Enrico Mandarino, Colleen Elizabeth Price
(front row seated left to right/): May McQueen, Mary Elizabeth Paul
Photo by Cynthia Münster for the Canadian AIDS Scoiety


Red Ribbon    Steering Committee: 2015 - Ongoing - Health Gateway Steering Committee at Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation (CWGHR) - www.hivandrehab.

Red Ribbon    Director / Vice Chair: 2010 - 2013 - AIDS Vancouver -
AIDS Vancouver was founded in 1983 as the first AIDS service organization in Canada. AIDS Vancouver works in the community with an integrated approach to HIV/AIDS care and support, prevention and harm reduction. AIDS Vancouver strives to create a world with no new HIV infections while ensuring support for those who are affected.

Red Ribbon    Director: 2005 - 2009 - Face Forward Foundation
Face Forward was created to help people effectively manage both the physical aspects, such as lipoatrophy or facial wasting, and emotional effects of the HIV/AIDS illness.

Red Ribbon    Director: 1995 - 1996 - Snowy Owl AIDS Foundation -
The Snowy Owl AIDS Foundation is a fully recognized charitable Foundation established in memory of Louis Turpin.

Red Ribbon    HIV/AIDS Health Forum Moderator: 2004 - 2009 - Gay Vancouver -
(Gay Vancouver Online) - Vancouver Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Community Guide for Gay Vancouver, BC, Canada

Red Ribbon    Member: International AIDS Society -
The International AIDS Society is the world's leading independent association of HIV/AIDS professionals. By convening the world's largest meetings on HIV/AIDS, IAS provides critical platforms for presenting new research, sharing best practice and advancing the fight against HIV/AIDS.

Red Ribbon    Member & Volunteer: AIDS Vancouver -
AIDS Vancouver was founded in 1983 as the first AIDS service organization in Canada. AIDS Vancouver exists to alleviate individual and collective vulnerability to HIV and AIDS through care and support, education, advocacy and research.

Red Ribbon    Member & Volunteer: Positive Living BC -
Positive Living BC is dedicated to empowering persons living with HIV/AIDS through mutual support and collective action. Uniquely among major agencies in Canada, the Positive Living BC Board of Directors is composed entirely of HIV-positive members. With a membership of more than 5,600 HIV-positive members and a proud history spanning three decades, we are Western Canada’s largest AIDS service organization and an established leader in the HIV/AIDS movement.

Red Ribbon    Member: Vancouver Friends For Life Society -
Vancouver Friends For Life Society is a non-profit organization which enhances the wellness of individuals living with very serious illnesses, by providing complementary and alternative health and support services.

Red Ribbon    Member: Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network -
The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network promotes the human rights of people living with and vulnerable to HIV/AIDS, in Canada and internationally, through research, legal and policy analysis education, and community mobilization. The Legal Network is Canada's leading advocacy organization working on the legal and human rights issues raised by HIV/AIDS.

Red Ribbon    Member: Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange (CATIE) -
CATIE champions and supports innovation and excellence in knowledge exchange for the prevention of HIV transmission, and the care, treatment and support of people with HIV.

Red Ribbon    Member: Canadian Treatment Action Council (CTAC) -
The Canadian Treatment Action Council (CTAC ) is a national non-governmental organization run by and for people living with HIV/AIDS, including those who are co-infected. CTAC promotes informed public policy and builds awareness on issues that impede access to treatment and health care for people living with HIV/AIDS. Treatment is a broad concept, which includes western, traditional, complementary and alternative medicine.

Red Ribbon    Member: GNP+, Global Network of People Living With HIV/AIDS -
GNP+ is the global network for and by people living with HIV. GNP+ advocates to improve the quality of life of people living with HIV. As a network of networks, GNP+ is driven by the needs of people living with HIV worldwide.

An independent network for and by Persons Living with HIV/AIDS and HIV co-infections in Canada.

Red Ribbon    Member: Human Rights Campaign -
The Human Rights Campaign is America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBT citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.


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Sobre Bradford  

Vive con VIH desde 1984, Bradford McIntyre es canadiense y en 1994 anunció públicamente que estaba viviendo con VIH. Él ha sido un promotor dinámico en asuntos de salud y bienestar de las personas que viven con VIH y SIDA. Su compromiso está en promover el cambio, no sólo en su propia vida, sino también para millones de otras personas que viven con el mismo diagnóstico. Él ha aparecido en entrevistas para la televisión nacional, para numerosos periódicos y revistas, donde ha relatado su compromiso para promover el mensaje de que todos podemos tomar la responsabilidad por la salud individual, independientemente de los diagnósticos de los doctores.

Photo: Bradford McIntyre, out about HIV, HIV+ for 20 years (FUERA SOBRE VIH VIH Por 20 años), at the steps of the Angel de la Independencia (Angel of Independence) monument, Mexico City, Mexico. 2004

De manera incesante, ha instado al gobierno canadiense con objeto de financiar terapias alternativas, cuidado apropiado a la salud así como a la nutrición, incluso ha propuesto la subvención de viviendas para aquéllos infectados con VIH. Bradford constantemente ha abanderado 'la guerra' contra el virus del SIDA. A través de su compromiso de ayudar a transformar las vidas de otros, de alterar la percepción pública e influir en la actitud y el tratamiento de la profesión médica, el cambio ha ocurrido. Bradford McIntyre es un promotor especializado e incansable por reforzar el conocimiento sobre el VIH-SIDA.


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