Pride Community Center is honored to have Brandon Ballone (Jizza Bella) on our panel for World AIDS Day: “Impact of Being HIV+, Related Stigma, and Discrimination”
Watch Dec 1, 2020 at 7pm on Facebook Live on Pride Community Center FB Page or via You Tube at https://youtu.be/05n95aEGhFE
Brandon Ballone, 29, NYC
Brandon first found out that he was positive back in December of 2014. After one month of being treated, he was undetectable.
Brandon is a full time Drag Queen that also uses his drag to spread HIV Awareness and combat stigma.
For a couple of years, he worked with Northwell Health on Fire Island doing outreach and testing.
He has also spoken at colleges for World’s AIDS Day, giving a look into his own life, the life of a person living with HIV.
Currently he is a spokesmodel for the statewide campaign, “HIV Stops with Me”.
Representing NYC and the State of New York, Brandon isworking to spread awareness, happiness and life lessons through his own journey
Things you may find Brandon doing at home are watching movies, listening to Donna Summers, or playing catan with his roomates