From Broadway dreams to a career of advocacy, Dr. Tyler TerMeer puts HIV/AIDS policy center stage

October 4, 2022
Dr. TerMeer is a lifelong LGBTQ activist who has dedicated his career to HIV/AIDS advocacy. Earlier this year, he became the CEO of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation (SFAF)—cited as one of the country’s largest HIV service organizations. TerMeer is the first Black CEO in SFAF’s 40-year history, and only the second living with HIV.

This profile is part of Queerty’s 2022 Out For Good series, recognizing public figures who’ve had the courage to come out and make a difference in the past year, in celebration of National Coming Out Day on October 11. In this special profile, we’re highlighting an individual who is living with HIV and using their platform for good.