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Bradford McIntyre
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Introduction: Positively Positive - Living with HIV

On November 28th 1985, I was told by my doctor to inform my family, arrange my finances and funeral, I had six months to live! After four years of living in fear, my life took a dramatic turn and I embarked on a spiritual journey from fear to Love! Healing does not necessarily mean cure of disease, but healing our mind and transforming our body to realize its full potential, joy and purpose. Learning about the influence that our thoughts have on our life and health; from breakdown to breakthrough! Living today as healthy and as fully as you can, mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually. The Abundance of Life does not come from what one can provide for oneself, but it is provided in our connectedness. I Show UP For Life!

We don't usually look at AIDS - or any life threatening illness - as an opportunity. But, without diminishing the seriousness of the disease or sentimentalizing its impact, it can be, "a wake up call."

Our judgments and those we place on others...


Out About HIV

Brad McIntyre held a party for his friends last November and presented each with an award, a gift of crystal. One friend was honored with Most Instrumental. Another was named Best Support.

Photo: Bradford McIntyre - Out About HIV - Bradford announced publicly in 1994 that he was living with HIV. Photo Credit: Rod MacIvor, Ottawa Citizen

McIntyre, 42, has lived with HIV for almost a decade, and to him it´s not a death sentence any more.

The first four years were a living hell, he remembers, mainly because he was afraid of death. But then, after a friend told him he had suffered long enough and hard enough, he slapped some bright paint on his beige apartment walls. He chose to get on with his life....

HIV / AIDS Involvements

Part 1 - 1994-2014

-2014-September 27 - Volunteer - The Seventh Annual Celebrity Dim Sum - Bradford McIntyre, HIV+ since 1984, and former AIDS Vancouver Vice Chair (2010-2013), volunteered at the AIDS Vancouver annual fundraiser Celebrity Dim Sum, manning the Silent Auction table. Co-hosts Fred Lee, Vanhattan's Man About Town and regular contributor to The CBC, The Province and Vancouver Courier Newspaper and Sophie Lui from Global TV News. Joining them and pushing Dim Sum carts were CTV Morning Live's Ann Luu, ShawTV's hostess Fiona Forbes, CTV News Anchor Mi-Jung Lee, Kyle Donaldson and Michel McDermott from Breakfast Television/City TV, OMNI News Anchor Bowen Zhang, CBC's Rick Cluff and Cecilia Walters, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of 30 Day Adventures Marc Smith, Joytv's and CarmenTV's Carmen Ruiz y Laza, Leah Bolton and Dean Atwal from JoytvNEWS, Barb Snelgrove, Radio Host @QueerFMVan, Reporter OUTLooktv/OUTtv, President of megamouthmedia, Ryan Steele, well-known Vancouver bartender, stand-up comic and Amazing Race Canada contestant, and Mayor Gregor Robertson.  Sponsors for this year’s event including Presenting Sponsor Joytv, WestJet, Be the Change Group, BT Breakfast Television/CityTV, McMillian, OMNI, Vancity, Haywire Winery and WE Vancouver. The Celebrity Dim Sum is a signature fundraising event for AIDS Vancouver, attracting high-level donors as well as a variety of Vancouver celebrities. Every year this event proves to be a delectable Dim Sum brunch to remember, with all proceeds going towards AIDS Vancouver’s Community Outreach Program: providing outreach HIV information, education and support to people who are a high risk of contracting HIV. The most significant appeal of the Celebrity Dim Sum is the opportunity to meet and network with high profile celebrities with direct ties to Vancouver. Guests are treated to the hugely popular Annual Chicken Feet Eating Contest, and live and silent auctions will round out the afternoon's festivities. The Seventh Annual Celebrity Dim Sum was held at the Floata Seafood Restaurant, 400-180 Keefer Street, Vancouver, B.C.
AIDS Vancouver
Vancouver, Canada

-2014-September 9- Study Participant - Fostering End-of-Life Conversations, Community Care Among LGBT Older Adults - A project that seeks to gain a better understanding of the ways in which older LGBT persons prepare for later life and end-of-life, seek care, engage networks of support, and the role that internet technology play in supporting these activities. This project is conducted by professionals and researchers from Simon Fraser University, University of Alberta, University of Waterloo, University of Quebec Montreal, Dalhousie University, and Mt. St. Vincent University, in partnership with the community groups in all these locations. This project is funded by Technology Evaluation in the Elderly (TVN).
Principal Investigators:
Brian de Vries PhD
Gloria Gutman PhD
Simon Fraser University
Gerontology Research Centre & Department of Gerontology
Simon Fraser University
Vancouver, Canada

-2014-August 21- Study Participant (5 Years) - The Canadian HIV and Aging Cohort - Determinans of Increased risk of Cardio-Vascular Diseases in HIV-Infected Individuals - Short Title: Canadian HIV and Aging Cohort. With advances in HIV treatments, people with HIV are living longer. It appears that diseases related to aging in the general population: metabolic diseases (diabetes, cardiovascular diseaes, kidney disease) , neurocognitive disorders (memory loss, difficulty concentrating, etc.), bone density loss and fragile bones, occur earlier in persons infected with HIV.
The objectives of this study are to improve our understanding of the pathophysiological (modification of normal body function) process involved in premature aging associated with HIV infection and to identify the predictive markers that could be used to prevent or treat the disease associated with this process. The study is funded from Canadian Institues of Health Research CIHR.
Lead Investigator: Cecile Tremblay, MD, FRCPC, CHUM
Lead Co-investigators: Madeleine Durand, Jean-Louis Chiasson, Jean-Claude Tardif, Chritos Tsoukas
Clinical Investigator: Brian Conway, MC, FRCPC
Institution: Vancouver Infectious Disease Centre
Vancouver, Canada

-2014-August 3- Parade Entry Representative/Participant - 36 Annual Vancouver PRIDE PARADE 2014 - Bradford McIntyre marched proudly along the 36 ANNUAL Vancouver PRIDE PARADE route carrying his homemade sign which read: OUT ABOUT HIV, HIV+ 30 YEARS, wearing a T-Shirt with the words: NO SHAME ABOUT BEING HIV+ to fight HIV/AIDS Stigma.
Vancouver PRIDE Society
Vancouver, Canada

-2014- August 3- Interview - Georgia Straight - Pride 2014: Bradford McIntyre proudly declares his HIV status to encourage others to get tested - Georgia Straight Editor Charlie Smith, talks with HIV/AIDS advocate Bradford McIntyre about his living with HIV for 30 years, and his participation in the Vancouver PRIDE Parade to fight Stigma associated with HIV.
"The long-term HIV Survivor changed the sign he carried in the 2004 parade to reflect that he's still here 30 years after being infected with the retrovirus. A decade ago, the sign said "20 years". Emblazoned across the front of his white T-shirt was the message "No shame about being HIV+". "I'm in shock that I'm still alive and still here and still doing this," McIntyre told the Georgia Straight at the corner of Robson and Bute Streets.
SURVIVOR FIGHTS STIGMA ASSOCIATED WITH HIV
Vancouver, Canada

The Georgia Straight - straight.com

2014- July 28- PRIDE PROCLAMATION AT CITY HALL - Bradford McIntyre attended the PRIDE Proclamation held in the Vancouver City Hall Council Chamber, from 11:00 am – Noon, and then proceeded to the Vancouver City Hall North Lawn to watch the Proclamation and Pride Flag Raising Ceremony. Followed by a barbecue hosted by the City of Vancouver's LGBTQ Advisory Committee.
http://vancouverpride.ca/events/pride-week-2014-proclamation-launch/
Vancouver PRIDE Society
Vancouver, Canada

2014- July 26- Interview/Documentary- "The Invisible Senior: Senior Renters' Struggle To Stay in the West End" - Filmmaker, Spencer Isaac talks with Bradford McIntyre about issues facing West End Senior Renters. The West End Seniors' Network is partnering with the Social Planning & Research Council of BC and film maker Spencer Isaac from Still Water Creations to make a film sharing the stories of West End seniors struggling to deal with our neighbourhood's skyrocketing rents. The film will help us reach a broader audience as we educate people about the impact of the rental crisis facing West End seniors. WESN improves the quality of life of adults aged 55+ by providing social, educational and recreational programs and services that foster connection and inclusion in the broader community.
West End Seniors Network (WESN.ca)
Still Waters Creations - Still Water Creations is a film and video production company based in Vancouver, Canada.
Vancouver, Canada

2014- June 8- AIDS CANDLELIGHT MEMORIAL- Bradford McIntyre attended the AIDS CANDLELIGHT MEMORIAL on Sunday June 8th, at 8pm at Alexandra Park (across from English Bay).
AIDS VANCOUVER
Vancouver, Canada

2014- May 4- PRIDE Legacy Awards Selection Committee Panelist - 2014 PRIDE Legacy Awards. Bradford McIntyre, selection committee panelist for the PRIDE Legacy Awards, attended the PRIDE Legacy Awards, May 4th, at the Yaletown Roundhouse Community Centre.
The Vancouver Pride Society & TELUS presents the Legacy Awards
Vancouver PRIDE Society
Vancouver, Canada

2014- May 27- Forefront Special Lecture by UNAIDS Executive Director, Michel Sidibé - A Special Presentation by the Executive Director of UNAIDS. Bradford McIntyre attended the Forefront Special Lecture by UNAIDS Executive Director, Michel Sidibé, hosted by the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and held at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre, 1088 Burrard Street.
B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
Vancouver, Canada

-2012-April 13- Nominee: AccolAIDS 2014 - Bradford McIntyre nominated for an AccolAIDS Award attended AccolAIDS 2014, and received a Certificate of Nomination in recognition of his achievement in the areas of Social/Political/Community Action, the Kevin Brown PWA Hero and Panel's Merit Award for his tireless work.
The AccolAIDS Awards honour the extraordinary achievements and dedication of organizations, businesses, groups and individuals responding to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in our province, and the thousands of British Columbians who are affected. Proceeds benefit vital programs and services provided by Positive Living BC. AccolAIDS is made possible through the generousity of sponsors and donors, and our gratitude for their support is shared by over 5,500 HIV-positive members of Positive Living BC.
AccolAIDS 2014 was held at the Vancouver Convention Centre West, 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
AccolAIDS 2014 Nominees - Meet the 2014 AccolAIDS Nominees.
AccolAIDS Winners - AccolAIDS award winners for each category.
History - View previous winners and all nominees by year.
Positive Living BC
Vancouver, Canada

-2014- March 5- Nomination: ACCOLAIDS 2014 - Bradford McIntyre nominated for an AccolAIDS Award in 3 Catagories: Social/Political/Community Action, Kevin Brown Positive Hero Award, and Panel’s Merit Award: AccolAIDS Leadership Legacy.
"Congratulations you have been nominated for an AccolAIDS Award. The AccolAIDS Advisory Panel has received a nomination in your name for your outstanding contribution within the BC HIV/AIDS movement in the following award category area(s) of Kevin Brown Positive Hero Award, Social/Political/Community Action & Panel’s Merit Award.
Positive Living BC
and ViiV present: AccolAIDS 2014, a bi-annual awards gala honouring our heroes in the BC HIV/AIDS movement.
Nominees
History : View a full list of all winners by category or all nominees by year.
POSITIVE LIVING BC
Vancouver, Canada

-2014-March- Photo Participant - Zero Discrimination - Bradford McIntyre, HIV+ since 1984, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé launched the Zero Discrimination Day on 27 February with a major event in Beijing, China supported by the China Red Ribbon Foundation, Hanergy Holding Group, Chinese government, civil society and celebrities. Similar events are planned for the days leading up to 1 March 2014 in countries around the world. Zero Discrimination Day is a call to people everywhere to promote and celebrate everyone's right to live a full life with dignity—no matter what they look like, where they come from or whom they love. The symbol for Zero Discrimination is the butterfly, widely recognized as a sign of transformation.
Countries around the world celebrate Zero Discrimination Day
Zero Discrimination Day to be celebrated 1 March 2014
Campaign #Zerodiscrimination
Photos of Zero Discrimination
https://www.facebook.com/zerodiscrimination
UNAIDS, Geneva

Photo: Zero Discrimination - Bradford McIntyre

-2013-December 26- Nominee - WEGO Health Activist Award - "Dear Bradford,
Congratulations! You've been nominated for the Health Activist Hero Award in the Third Annual WEGO Health Activist Awards." The WEGO Health Team.
The WEGO Health Activist Awards program was created to recognize and honor those making a difference in the online health community.
Bradford McIntyre - WEGO Health Activist Awards Nominee
Boston, MA, United States

WEGO Health Activist Awards - awards.wegohealth.com/

-2013-December 16- Interview - TELUS Optik TV - Vancouver Pride: 2013 Legacy Awards, Recipient Bradford McIntyre - TELUS Optik TV - Bradford McIntyre, recipient of the Pink Pride Legacy Award for Sexuality: Sexual Health + HIV/AIDS Awareness, reflects on his life as an AIDS activist, on the TELUS Optik TV special: Vancouver Pride: 2013 Legacy Awards. Episode, Date 2013: Airdate: Dec 16, 2013. The Pink Pride Legacy Award recognizes an individual whose work has promoted Sexual Health + HIV/AIDS Awareness. Vancouver Pride Society honoured the leaders and visionaries of the LGTBQ community during their first annual Legacy Awards.
Bradford McIntyre recieves PRIDE Legacy Award
First Pride Legacy Awards celebrate "unsung heroes" in Vancouver
Watch Video.. Vancouver Pride: 2013 Legacy Awards, Recipient Bradford McIntyre
Vancouver Pride Society
Vancouver, Canada

-2013-December 6- Positive Living BC Members Holiday Season Dinner - Bradford McIntyre attended the Positive Living BC Members Holiday Season Dinner at the Law Courts Inn Restaurant, 800 Smithe Street, Fourth Floor. Bradford has been a Member of Positive Living BC Society (formerly British Columbia Person's With AIDS Society (BCPWA)) since 1995. Positive Living BC is dedicated to empowering persons with HIV/AIDS through mutual support and collective action. Founded in 1986, Positive Living BC is Western Canada's largest HIV/AIDS organization with a membership of more than 4,800 HIV-positive individuals. BCPWA is directed by and for people living with HIV/AIDS and the Society's Board of Directors is composed entirely of HIV-positive members.
Vancouver, Canada

Positive Living BC Members Holiday Season Dinner - December 6, 2013. Bradford McIntyre (Right) & partner Deni Daviau (Left) on Santa's lap at the Positive Living BC Members Holiday Season Dinner 2013.

-2013-December 4- Guest Post - AIDS.GOV - HIV Activist Shares His Experiences with Facing AIDS Initiative. Editors Note: Bradford McIntyre, an HIV activist who runs the “Positively Positive: Living with HIV” website in Canada (www.PositivelyPositive.ca) has participated in AIDS.gov's #FacingAIDS initiative for four years. We asked him how he heard about the initiative, how he uses it in his work, and what Facing AIDS means to him.
facing.aids.gov is an official U.S. Government web site managed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
Washington, D.C. United States

-2013-November 18- Photograph | Participant in the Facing AIDS photo initiative: Facing AIDS for World AIDS Day December 1, 2013 - Bradford McIntyre is Facing AIDS - "FACING AIDS by promoting HIV and AIDS Awareness. HIV+ since 1984. Bradford McIntyre" "AIDS.gov: Hi Bradford, thanks for submitting your photo this year. We really appreciate that you've been sharing your FacingAIDS message each year for the past few World AIDS Days!"
facing.aids.gov "Through Facing AIDS, you and your community can help reduce stigma and promote HIV testing by putting a face to AIDS for World AIDS Day (December 1) and beyond."
Bradford McIntyre's Facing AIDS 2013 Photo
Bradford McIntyre's Facing AIDS 2012 Photo
Facing AIDS 2011 Gallery
Bradford McIntyre's Facing AIDS 2011 Photo
Facing AIDS 2010 Gallery:
Bradord McIntyre's Facing AIDS 2010 Photo
Facing AIDS 2009 Gallery:
Facing AIDS promotional postcard
AIDS.gov

Visit Gallery... FACING AIDS Gallery Facing AIDS
Washington, D.C. United States

Facing AIDS - facing.aids.gov/FACING AIDS by promoting HIV and AIDS Awareness. HIV+ since 1984. Bradford McIntyre

-2013-September 21- Photo Project Participant - A Day With HIV 2013 - Presented by Positively Aware, A Day With HIV is an awareness and anti-stigma photo campaign. On September 21st, 2013, people in 11 countries on five continents took their best shot against HIV. Whether they were HIV-positive or negative, they photographed a moment of their day and shared their lives for A Day with HIV.
A DAY WITH HIV 2013 - Photograph: 2:30 PM - Bradford McIntyre, Vancouver AIDS Memorial, Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
HIV-positive since 1984. In 2003, he founded positivelypositive.ca, an HIV awareness website: “I am wearing the double loop AIDS ribbon designed by Kenneth Cole, symbolizing ‘redoubling our efforts’ in the fight against HIV/AIDS, and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal which I was awarded on November 27, 2012, for excellence in the field of HIV/AIDS in Canada. Since 1994, whenever possible, I have volunteered my time and energy to participate in HIV and AIDS causes and events.”
Photographs from A Day with HIV 2013 Now Online
Watch Video... A Day With HIV
A Day With HIV Photo Book
Vancouver, Canada

A DAY WITH HIV - www.adaywithhiv.comA Day With HIV - Image Gallery Photo: Bradford McIntyre, Vancouver AIDS Memorial, Vancouver British Columbia Canada - www.adaywithhiv.com

-2013-August 4- Vancouver PRIDE Parade Participant - 2013 Vancouver Pride Parade - Bradford McIntyre, AIDS Vancouver Board Vice Chair, participated in the Vancouver PRIDE Parade, riding on the AIDS Vancouver float.
2013 marks the 35th Anniversary of Pride in Vancouver. This year is an important turning point for the Vancouver Pride Society (VPS), with the City of Vancouver granting civic status to the Pride Parade, now considered one of the city's flagship events! Attracting crowds of more than 650,000, the Pride Parade is renowned on the international stage among the largest and most successful events in the world in support of LGBTQ communities, with spectator and participants outnumbering the host City’s residents.
Watch Video: AIDS VANCOUVER AT PRIDE PARADE 2013 VANCOUVER
Vancouver Pride Society
Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver Pride Society - vancouverpride.caPhoto: Brian Chittock, AIDS Vancouver Executive Director and Bradford McIntyre, AIDS Vancouver Vice Chair, on the AIDS Vancouver Float at the 2013 Vancouver PRIDE Parade, August 4, 2013.

-2013-July 31- Interview | Radio - CKNW News Talk AM980 - The Simi Sara Show with guest host Jill Krop - LIVING A POSITIVELY POSITIVE LIFE WITH AN HIV DIAGNOSIS: In studio, Jill Krop interviews Bradford McIntyre Advocate for creating HIV/AIDS awareness.
Last night, AIDS Vancouver celebrated its 30th anniversary and on hand to celebrate the occasion was Bradford McIntyre. Bradford was diagnosed with HIV in 1984, but due to the stigma associated with HIV at the time, he did not come out. It took Bradford ten years to come out, which he did on national TV on Worlds Aids Day in 1994. How has the stigma around HIV and AIDS changed since he was first diagnosed? How has the HIV/AIDS treatment available in British Columbia changed?
Interview starts at approximately 24:18, following the conversation on mobile-phone providers.
Vancouver, Canada

CKNW News Talk AM 980 - www.cknw.com

-2013-July 31- Interview - Georgia Straight - HIV survivor Bradford McIntyre keeps up fight - Georgia Straight reporter Gail Johnson, talks with Bradford McIntyre about his having lived infected with HIV since 1984, the work he does creating HIV and AIDS awareness and the Vancouver Pride Celebrations. “Creating HIV awareness has become my life's work,” McIntyre says in a phone interview. “I don't want anybody to go through what I've been through. After I was diagnosed, I lived a life of fear—fear of death.”
“The thing people hear is that HIV is a problem among high-risk groups,” says McIntyre, 61. “But HIV doesn’t discriminate. HIV can infect anyone. Here in Canada, our youth are infected. Women are infected. Aboriginal communities are infected. Members of the LGBT [community] are infected. Seniors are being infected—maybe they’re newly single, recently separated, or they’ve lost their spouse and they’ve never had to have a conversation around safe sex and using a condom. They don’t think there’s any risk.
High risk is unprotected sex, that’s what high risk is.”
“Pride represents how far we’ve come,” he adds. “Our community was devastated by HIV, but we can be proud that we cared for those who were sick and fought to get treatment. Now people who are HIV-positive can live long and healthy lives, and we can be proud of that, too.
We’ve come a long way, but we still have so far to go.” Bradford McIntyre
HIV survivor Bradford McIntyre keeps up fight
Vanoouver, Canada

The Georgia straight - Volume 47 NUMBER 2380 AUGUST 1 - 8/2013HIV survivor keeps up fight - Bradford McIntyre - The Georgia Straight - July 31, 2013 Photo: Bradford McIntyre, HIV+ since 1984, creating HIV awareness has become his life’s work.

-2013-July 31- Interview - The Province - Canadian face for HIV and AIDS - Graham Slaughter, Reporter for The Province, talks with Bradford McIntyre about his living infected with HIV for 29 years, Bradford receiving the TELUS PRIDE Legacy Award and his participation in the upcoming Pride Parade.
Vancouver, Canada

The Province - www.theprovince.comCanadian face for HIV and AIDS - Bradford McIntyre - The Province - July 31, 2013Photo: Bradford McIntyre at his in home office.

-2013-July 27- Video Interview - The 30 30 Campaign - The 30 30 Campaign - 2009: Living Positive - Bradford's Story: Bradford McIntyre shares his story from breakdown to breakthrough, emerging as an HIV activist and positive voice for 20 years. A journey from the fear of stigmatization to standing onstage accepting the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for excellence in the field of HIV/AIDS, in Canada. The 30 30 Campaign was created in 2013 to celebrate AIDS Vancouver’s 30th Anniversary. The 30 30 Campaign, chronicles through video interviews, the stories of both AIDS Vancouver and Vancouver’s HIV epidemic over the past 30 years. The campaign pieces together the dynamic history of HIV in Vancouver, told by and for those who where there. The videos, the first of their kind in Canada, feature 38 community leaders, nurses, doctors, politicians, media and people living with HIV, sharing their experiences and memories. The 30 30 Campaign will be hosted on a permanent website that has one of the most comprehensive HIV timelines ever created, highlighting global and national events and spotlighting the local events that shaped the epidemic. A public resource of this type has never been available locally and will serve as a teaching tool and a means of honouring all of those before us and all of us now, for years to come. AIDS Vancouver, is the First AIDS Service Organization in Canada, since 1983. Bradford McIntyre serves as Vice Chair on AIDS Vancouver's Board of Directors.
Vancouver, Canada

AIDS Vancouver The 30 30 Campaign - 3030.aidsvancouver.org Photo: Bradford's Story: Bradford McIntyre shares his story from the fear of stigmatization to emerging as an HIV activist and positive voice for over 20 years. The 30 30 Campaign - Video Interview - 3030.aidsvancouver.org AIDS Vancouver - www.aidsvancouver.org

-2013-July 20- PRIDE Legacy Award Recipient - PRIDE LEGACY AWARDS presented by TELUS - Bradford McIntyre, received a PRIDE Legacy Award. 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.
"I started creating HIV and AIDS awareness because I didn’t want to see anybody go through what myself and others have gone through. And to be recognized for having done so is a great honour, especially from the GLBT community, who really is my family." 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.
The first annual PRIDE Legacy Awards presented by Telus were held at the Imperial (319) Main Street) with Host Fred Lee. Eight Awards were presented to outstanding community members who have contributed to Vancouver's LGBTQ culture. Each Award corresponds to a colour of the original eight colour flag and its meaning when artist Gilbert Baker first created the queer icon.
The Eight Recipients of the Inaugural TELUS PRIDE LEGACY AWARDS are:
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)
The Awards celebrate the Legacy of pride in Vancouver and the individuals whose volunteer efforts have shaped the LGBTQ community.
PRIDE Legacy Awards Video
First Pride Legacy Awards celebrate “unsung heroes” in Vancouver
PINK - PRIDE Legacy Award BIOs
PRIDE Legacy Awards Finalists BIOS
Vancouver Pride Society
Vancouver, Canada

PRIDE Legacy Awards Presented by TELUS - www.vancouverpride.ca 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, 2013Vancouver Pride Society - www.vancouverpride.ca

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)

-2013-July 8- Nominee - PRIDE Legacy Award- Bradford McIntyre, nominated for a PRIDE Legacy Award. "Conratulations Bradford McIntyre, you are one of the finalists for the PRIDE Legacy Awards in the PINK Catagory; Pink – Sexuality (Sexual Health + HIV/AIDS Awareness). This award recognizes an individual whose work has promoted sexual health, or has supported individuals with HIV/AIDS." Llanavis Davies, Legacy Coordinator, Vancouver Pride Society.
The first annual PRIDE Legacy Awards Presented by TELUS is taking place this year to celebrate the individuals that built and continue to shape our community with their unabashed Pride. We will showcase community members that promote the Legacy of PRIDE in Vancouver through their community service.
Winner announced at the event: July 20th at the Imperial on Main - Reception. 6pm - Awards 7:30pm - Hosted by Fred Lee - Silent Auction.
PINK - PRIDE Legacy Award BIOs
PRIDE Legacy Awards Finalists BIOS
Vancouver Pride Society
Vancouver, Canada

PRIDE Legacy Awards Presented by TELUS - www.vancouverpride.ca Vancouver Pride Society - www.vancouverpride.ca

-2013- May 19- Master of Ceremonies (MC) - 30th Vancouver International AIDS Candlelight Memorial - Bradford McIntyre, Master of Ceremonies at 30th Vancouver International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, held at 7:30 PM in Alexander Park, 1755 Beach Avenue. "As a long time survivor living with HIV for 29 years, it is my great honour to participate in this Memorial. I feel very fortunate to be here. I was 32 years old when diagnosed HIV+." Bradford McIntyre.
This year marks the 30th International AIDS Candlelight Memorial and the theme is "In Solidarity". In this special year, Bradford McIntyre, Vice-Chair, AIDS Vancouver, planned this year's AIDS Candlelight Memorial event, making it a Musical Tribute; In Solidarity: A Musical Tribute to People Infected and Affected by HIV and those we have lost to AIDS. "In this evenings musical tribute, the songs are not about HIV and AIDS, they are simply for us to enjoy; while holding the consciousness of why it is we are here." Bradford McIntyre
"In the 30 years since the first case of HIV, over 60 million people have been infected worldwide. There are currently 34 million infected and over 30 million people have died of AIDS. Every year 1.8 million people die of AIDS related diseases and 2.7 million new people become infected. Worldwide, 50% of all HIV infections are women. Annually, at least 390,000 children are born with HIV and 3.3 million people under the age of 15 have the disease and it is estimated that 16 million children have been orphaned by AIDS. Five million people in the 15 – 30 years age group are infected. One fourth of individuals infected with HIV are not aware that they have the disease. Each hour, 300 people around the world will contract HIV. Treatment is prevention but millions do not have access!" Bradford McIntyre
AIDS Vancouver is the Host of the 30th Vancouver International AIDS Candlelight Memorial. This year marks AIDS Vancouver 30th Anniversary; the oldest HIV/AIDS service organization in Canada, since 1983. This year also marks the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial’s 30th Anniversary.
Master of Ceremonies: Bradford McIntyre
Speakers and Performers:
Chief Bill Williams
The Eagle Song Dancers
Vancouver Men's Chorus
Leora Cashe
Jess Cullen
PALS Chorus

Andrew Hiscox
James Johnstone
Sound and Lighting: Moon Coin Productions
Watch Video... AIDS: BRADFORD McINTYRE (Part 1/3) 30th AIDS CANDLELIGHT MEMORIAL VANCOUVER 2013
Watch Video... 30th Vancouver International AIDS Candlelight Memorial with The Vancouver Men's Chorus and Leora Cashe May 19 2013
Vancouver BC, Canada.

Postcard: Vancouver International AIDS Candlelight Memorial - www.aidsvancouver.org Photo: Bradford McIntyre, Master of Ceremonies at teh 30th Vancouver International AIDS Candlelight Memorial - May 19, 2013 - Alexander Park, 1755 Beach Avenue, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

2013-April 20- Interview - AIDS Vancouver - The 30 30 Campaign - 30 Years, 30 Stories - On behalf of AIDS Vancouver, Brandy Svendson, (Be The Change Group Inc.), interviewed Bradford McIntyre for The 30 30 Campaign, a new video campaign that chronicles the stories of HIV/AIDS in Vancouver over the past 30 years. The videos feature 38 community leaders sharing their experiences and memories; the first video premieres on July 1st at 3030.aidsvancouver.org, and a new video will be released each day for 30 days. "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!" Bradford McIntyre.
"On behalf of AIDS Vancouver and Be the Change Group, we wish to personally thank you for your contribution to The 30 30 Campaign. Your presence was invaluable to the project and we look forward to sharing your story and the stories of others." Brandy Svendson.
The 30 30 Campaign was created in 2013 to celebrate AIDS Vancouver’s 30th anniversary. These thirty videos will share the stories of the doctors, the nurses, the scientists, the community members, the advocates, and the families who were touched and inspired to make change by this epidemic.
Vancouver, Canada

The 30 30 Campaign Photo: Bradford McIntyre - 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! 3030.aidsvancouver.orgThe 30 30 Campaign, a new video campaign

-2013-February 1- Photograph | Participant in the RISE UP TO HIV: NO SHAME ABOUT BEING HIV POSITIVE CAMPAIGN - Bradford McIntyre has No Shame About Being HIV Positive! - "A long time survivor living with HIV since 1984, I announced publicly on national TV (Canada), on World AIDS Day, December 1, 1994, that I was living with HIV. For me, there is more power in people knowing the truth than there ever was in the fear and hiding. I did not experience any negative repercussions following my coming out publicly about being infected with HIV. This freed me from the burden of hiding that I'm HIV positive, giving me the freedom to truly be myself. My coming out publicly evolved and grew, which has been an extremely rewarding and liberating experience". Bradford McIntyre
"The "Rise Up to HIV" campaign was inspired by an image of Chelsea Clinton holding a sign for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. My vision for this campaign is to mobilize people across the United States and the world who are willing to stand up in an effort to reduce HIV stigma. Participants are empowered by the act of pairing a simple statement with their personal story and photo. In turn, these stories inspire hope and empower others to fight stigma. This campaign identifies and mobilizes individuals who are making a difference in their communities. When you are engaged in your own care, you'll engage others, which will in turn create healthier communities". Kevin Maloney
How to join the campaign
Watch Video: Rise Up To HIV No Shame Production
Rise Up to HIV: There's No Shame About Being HIV-Positive
Vancouver, Canada

Photo: Bradford McIntyre NO SHAME ABOUT BEING HIV POSITIVE - RISE UP TO HIV: NO SHAME ABOUT BEING HIV POSITIVE CAMPAIGN

-2012- December 1- Photograph | Participant in the "World AIDS Day for me is..." Campaign - Bradford McIntyre, International AIDS Society member participated in the World AIDS Day for me is... Campaign.
World AIDS Day for me is... REMEMBERING People We Lost to AIDS! Bradford McIntyre, a long time survivor living with HIV since 1984 and Founder: Positively Positive – Living with HIV/AIDS and IAS Member.
On World AIDS Day, the International AIDS Society would like to illustrate the diversity and engagement of our membership on the frontline of the HIV epidemic. To see the pictures please visit: http://www.facebook.com/iasociety.
The “World AIDS Day for me is…” campaign will run until the end of the year, if you wish to participate please contact [email protected].
The International AIDS Society is the world’s leading independent association of HIV professionals.
Geneva, Switzerland

International AIDS Society - www.iasociety.org Photo: Bradford McIntyre - International AIDS Society Member - World AIDS Day for me is... Campaign

-2012- November 30- Interview - Ottawa Citizen - Bradford McIntyre has emerged as the face of HIV - Joanne Laucius, Ottawa Citizen Reporter, interviews Bradford McIntyre, who has been living with HIV since 1984, now 60, who “came out” as HIV positive in a 1994 interview with the Ottawa Citizen. Bradford was back in Ottawa this week to receive the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal; for excellence in the field of HIV/AIDS in Canada. McIntyre can't help but look back at the last 28 years and be amazed. "Who would have thought I would still be alive to do all the things I do?" he says.
Bradford McIntyre has emerged as the face of HIV
Medal recognizes AIDS work
Article & Photos: Bradford McIntyre Honoured With Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Recipients for Excellence in the Field of HIV/AIDS in Canada
Bradford McIntyre Shares his story in Ottawa
Ottawa, Canada

Ottawa Citizen - www.ottawacitizen.comPhoto: Bradford McIntyre, HIV+ since 1984. Photo Credit: Deni Daviau

-2012-November 30- Photograph | Participant in the Facing AIDS photo initiative: Facing AIDS for World AIDS Day December 1, 2012 - Bradford McIntyre is Facing AIDS - "I’m Facing AIDS Creating HIV/AIDS Awareness." Bradford McIntyre, HIV+ since 1984 and Founder: Positively Positive – LIving with HIV/AIDS (www.PositivelyPositive.ca), Vancouver, Canada
facing.aids.gov "Through Facing AIDS, you and your community can help reduce stigma and promote HIV testing by putting a face to AIDS for World AIDS Day (December 1) and beyond."
Facing AIDS promotional postcard
Facing AIDS 2011 Gallery: http://facing.aids.gov/gallery-2011/
Bradford's Facing AIDS 2011 Photo: http://facing.aids.gov/gallery-2011/bradford-mcintyre-im-facing-aids-27-years-hiv-vancouver-canada/
Facing AIDS 2010 Gallery: http://www.flickr.com/photos/aidsgov/sets/72157624909410428/
Facing AIDS 2009 Gallery: http://www.flickr.com/photos/aidsgov/sets/72157624909410428/
AIDS.gov

Visit Gallery... FACING AIDS...
United States

Facing AIDS Badge: FACING AIDS - facing.aids.govBradford McIntyre - I’m Facing AIDS Creating HIV/AIDS Awareness. FACING AIDS - facing.aids.gov

-2012- November 27- Awarded The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal - Bradford McIntyre was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and he has been honoured with this distinction for his exemplary work and service in the field of HIV/AIDS in Canada. Bradford was among 22 Canadians awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for excellence in the field of HIV/AIDS in Canada. The Diamond Jubilee Medal ceremony was held at the Canadian AIDS Society's 5th Annual World AIDS Day Gala, at the Chateau Cartier, Gatineau, Quebec.
Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Recipients for Excellence in HIVAIDS in Canada
Watch Video... Diamond Jubilee Message / Message du jubilé de diamant (anglais)
Watch Video... The Making of a Medal
Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal - Information and Wearing Guide
Vancouver man receives Diamond Jubilee Medal for HIV/AIDS work
Ottawa, Canada

Photo: Diamond Jubilee Medal 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 recieves the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal on November 27, 2012. The Diamond Jubilee Medal was pinned by Dr. Colin Carrie, parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Health. (medal presenter on behalf of the Government of Canada). Photo: Bradford McIntyre awarded Diamond Jubilee Medal - Diamond Jubilee Medal is worn on the left side, close to the heart. Photo: 22 Canadians awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for excellence in the field of HIV/AIDS in Canada.Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal - Recipient Bradford McIntyre - November 27, 2012
Recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals for excellence in the field of HIV/AIDS 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 (wife of/épouse de John 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/présenteur des médailles au nom du gouvernement du Canada), Enrico Mandarino, Colleen Elizabeth Price
(seated left to right/assis gauche à droit): May McQueen, Mary Elizabeth Paul
Photo by Cynthia Münster for the Canadian AIDS Scoiety

- 2012- November 27- Interview - CTV Ottawa News - Surviving a death sentence: Opening up about a 28 year battle with HIV - Leanne Cusack, CTV Reporter, sits down with Bradford McIntyre, who has been living with HIV since 1984, where he discusses what it was like to be given a death sentence and the importance of AIDS awareness.
Watch Interview: CTV Ottawa: AIDS Awareness
Ottawa, Canada

CTV Ottawa News - ottawa.ctvnews.ca Photo: CTV Ottawa News - Leanne Cusack interview's Bradford McIntyre, living with HIV since 1984. Photo Credit: Deni Daviau Photo: CTV Ottawa News Studio - Interview: CTV Reporter Leanne Cusack and Bradford McIntyre, HIV+ since 1984. Photo Credit: Deni Daviau Photo: CTV Ottawa News Studio Set with Bradford McIntyre, HIV+ since 1984, CTV Reporter Leanne Cusack & Deni Daviau, Bradford's spouse.

-2012- October 22- Interview - Metro News - Vancouver man receives Diamond Jubilee Medal for HIV/AIDS work - Matt Kieltyka, Metro Vancouver reporter/photographer, interviewed Bradford McIntyre, HIV/AIDS Advocate/Activist, about Bradford being a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his contributions in the field of HIV/AIDS in Canada.
Vancouver man receives Diamond Jubilee Medal for HIV/AIDS work
Accentuating the positive leads to national honour for HIV activist
Diamond Jubilee medal. Bradford McIntyre went from fear to isolation to devoting his life to others with HIV/AIDS.
HIV/AIDS Activist Bradford McIntyre didn't set out to win any pizes, but he'll be heading to Ottawa next month to collect a Diamond Jubliee medal.
Vancouver, Canada

Metro - metronews.ca Bradford McIntyre, HIV/AIDS Advocate/Activist: Accentuating the positive leads to national honour for HIV activist - MetroNews

-2012- October 21- Interview - The Province - A life stained by stigma, now rich in love - Cheryl Chan, reporter for The Province, interviewed Bradford McIntyre, living with HIV since 1984, and husband Deni Daviau, for The Province's series, Inside St. Paul's Hospital: The Heartbeat of Vancouver.
Heartbeat - Inside St. Paul's Hospital
Living longer with HIV/AIDS. An extraordinary love story.
A life stained by stigma, now rich in love
"An HIV-positve diagniosis left Bradford McIntyre ostracized and isolated; but because of St; Paul's pioneering research and treatment he can now lead an almost normal life."
Video: Love in the time of HIV/AIDS
"When Bradford McIntyre was diagnosed in the '80s with HIV, his doctor told him he had six months to live. Despite being handed a so-called "death sentence" in the 80's, Bradford McIntyre has lived with HIV 29 years."
Videographer/editor/producer Rafe Arnott and photographer, Arlen Redekop. Original music by DJAW. The Province 2012.
Vancouver, Canada

The Province - www.theprovince.comPhoto: Bradford McIntyre,(right) is HIV-positive, but still found love. He stands with husband Deni Daviau and their marriage certificate in their Vancouver home. Photograph by: Arlen Redekop, PNG

-2012- October 16- Recipient of the Diamond Jubilee Medal - Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal - Bradford McIntyre is a recipient of The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and he has been honoured with this distinction for his exemplary work and service in the field of HIV/AIDS in Canada.
"We congratulate you on receiving the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of the 60th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II to the Throne and we thank you for your dedication to the HIV/AIDS movement." Al McNutt, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Canadian AIDS Society
30 award recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals have been given to the Canadian AIDS Society (CAS) to honor those Canadians who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to HIV/AIDS work.
Medal Recipients:
Denise Becker
Adrian Betts
Jay Browne
Dr. Brian Conway
Monique Doolittle-Romas
Richard Elliott
Louis Marie Gagnon
Jacqueline Gahagan
David Hoe
Brian Huskins

Randy Jackson
Jim Kane
Bob Leahy
Roger Leclerc
Maria Mac Intosh
Bradford McIntyre
Enrico Mandarino
Gerry McConnery
Albert McNutt
May McQueen
Dr. Julio Montaner
Dr. Ted Myers
Diane Nielsen
Mary Elizabeth Paul
Doris Peltier
John Plater (posthumous)
Colleen Elizabeth Price
Darien Taylor
Deborah Warren
Lyle Watling
Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Recipients for Excellence in HIVAIDS in Canada
Watch Video... The Making of a Medal
WORLD AIDS DAY Gala
Watch Video... Diamond Jubilee Message / Message du jubilé de diamant (anglais)
Ottawa, Canada

Photo: Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal


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