In the fall of 2015 Danny Pintauro, who came out as gay in the late 1990s, revealed that he has been HIV positive for since the age of 27 in an interview with media mogul Oprah Winfrey. Shortly after that interview, Pintauro appeared on The View talk show with hosts Candice Cameron Bure and Raven-Symoné. During the interview Cameron Bure asked Pintauro if he “took responsibility” for his actions related becoming HIV positive (at the 3:00 mark).
This question from Cameron Bure led a few gay bloggers to claim that she was blaming the victim, or shaming Pintauro for his HIV status. I don’t see it that way.
Whenever we in the gay community talk about prevention of HIV transmission we talk about Continue reading