Illinois Appoints Openly Gay HIV Positive Man

In Illinois, Governor Pat Quinn named an openly gay and HIV positive man, Brent Adams, the Acting Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR).  This makes Adams Illinois first openly HIV positive cabinet member.

Adams stated:

“I’m honored to play a role in promoting [Governor Quinn’s] vision of a state that strives to project and promote equality of life for all people, including persons living with HIV. I think it’s an encouraging step forward for all of us.”

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