14 Intimate Portraits Of People Living With HIV And AIDS
For nearly a year, Jo Ann Santangelo documented the stories of people living in Austin, TX in effort to reduce the stigma associated with the virus.
5. Dennis and Lorenzo
About The Series
All portraits are courtesy of Jo Ann Santangelo, who took the photographs as part of the series, Austin Faces AIDS: Portraits of People Living with HIV and AIDS. It's a multimedia project meant to help increase HIV and AIDS awareness and "reduce stigma by putting a local face to this disease." Each portrait has a companion video, which can be viewed here (or click the source links above).
More of Jo Ann's work can be found at her website.
Those interested in learning more about World AIDS Day can visit the organization's website.