In 2011, the Golden Globe-winning actor and former lead of the popular series "Two and a Half Men" learned that he was HIV positive.
At age 25, after passing out while working in a hair salon, the "Queer Eye" star received his HIV diagnosis.
The late, great Queen front man sang hits such as 'We Are The Champions' and 'Love Of My Life.' Mercury had HIV during a period when there was less knowledge about the infection and far more discrimination towards LGBT individuals.
In 1991, former basketball star Magic Johnson came forth and admitted that he had HIV. The exact second it occurred is remembered by history.
Thomas Neuwirth of Austria, well known by his stage name Conchita Wurst, came out as HIV positive in 2018.
A star of films like "The Green Mile" and "Jurassic Park III," the actor learned he was HIV positive in 1996.
The most recent celebrity to reveal his HIV-positive status is Billy Porter, one of the stars of the FX series "Pose," who is renowned for wearing exquisite clothes on the red carpet in recent years.