Bradford McIntyre shares his story in Ottawa
On November 27, 2012, Bradford McIntyre was among 22 Canadians awarded the distinct honor of 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.
Diamond Jubilee Medals were pinned by Dr. Colin Carrie, parliamentary secretary to
the Minister of Health. (medal presenter on behalf of the Government of Canada ).
While in Ottawa to receive The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, Bradford McIntyre
took some time to speak with CTV Ottawa News and
the Ottawa Citizen newspapaper about his 28 years of
living with HIV. Bradford's is an inspiring story which highlights his passion for advocacy and creating HIV and AIDS awareness. View his work at: Positively Positive - Living with
On October 20,1994, Bradford came out about living infected with HIV, in the Ottawa Citizen feature story by Elaine Medline, HIV, No Longer a Death Sentence.
On World AIDS Day, December 1st, 1994, Bradford McIntyre came out publically on national television, on the Dini Petty Show, that he was living infected with HIV.
Since 1994, whenever possible, Bradford has volunteered his time and energy to participate in HIV and AIDS causes and events. "I am very proud; of all the volunteering I have done in order to promote HIV/AIDS Awareness these past 18 years," says Bradford McIntyre.
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