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May 26 2018
BLOND AMBITION Dancer Salim Gauwloos On Being Gay & Living With HIV For 30 Years Comments (0)

Screen Shot 2018-05-26 at 7.52.54 PMIn thanking the Instagram and Facebook account @theaidsmemorial, dancer Salim Gauwloos, famous for being one of Madonna's Blond Ambition backup dancers (and many other high-level gigs in the '90s) writes a long, deeply personal story on Facebook about how he first discovered he had HIV, almost dying as a drug user in 1995, and his experience being in the U.S. illegally.

It is a simultaneously timely and historical narrative, one with so much heart — and probably a lot of relatability for many, many gay men ...

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