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When Dimitri Moise received his HIV diagnosis, he says he asked himself questions like “Why me?” and “How could I be so stupid?” Although the Broadway actor knew plenty of people living with the virus — a close friend had revealed his diagnosis when Moise was just 19 — accepting his own status took some major self-reflection. “I started to look inward and realized that I had a lot of internalized — not only HIV phobia, but also homophobia,” Moise tells them . The voices in his head were like those many queer men had heard growing up, which said that being gay meant contracting HIV/AIDS, and that a diagnosis was a death sentence. “It took me a bit of time to tell those voices, Get the he... Full story

20 October