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May 10, 2012 (San Diego) -- On May 18, 2012, legendary HIV/AIDS advocate, civil rights activist, author and columnist Terry Angel Mason will be a guest speaker at the San Diego Neighborhood House Association, located at 841 South, 41st Street, San Diego, CA 92114. The special event will take place at 1:30 pm, and will include a discussion about HIV/AIDS prevention and book signing by the famed author.
Selected by Real Health Magazine as the advocate of the month and selected as the Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day national spokesperson for 2012, Mason is the Pulitzer nominated author of Love Won’t Let Me Be Silent. His sophomore literary release, They Say That I Am Broken, is regarded as one of the most highly anticipated books of 2012, and is expected to be nominated for similar literary awards.
They Say That I Am Broken, is a powerful book aimed at spreading truth about the dangers and consequences of homophobia, hate, and inequality. Mason's books have touched millions of lives and have been submitted for a Pulitzer Prize and numerous awards, including the Lambda Literary Award and the Stonewall Book Awards. They Say That I Am Broken will be available for purchase at the event, or can be pre-ordered by visiting
A survivor of full-blown AIDS and cancer, Mason is dedicated to saving lives around the world. “HIV/AIDS is having a devastating impact in our society and millions of people are dying because of ignorance. My goal is to change that by educating people and helping them make empowering choices,” states Mason. A highly sought after guest, Mason has been featured in numerous radio, print and television interviews including San Diego’s Fox Channel 5’s morning show. He is the recipient of numerous awards, and has received commendations from California mayors Jerry Sanders, and John J. Duran for his achievements, in addition to receiving a commendation from the San Diego County Board of Supervisors for his global endeavors to prevent HIV/AIDS.
Terry Angel Mason has been featured in the following publications and/or news venues: (Lee Bailey's), The East County Magazine, Five (5) Magazine, Whosoever Magazine, SGL Weekly Magazine, Outword Magazine, The NBJC Newsletter, The Advocate, Frontier Magazine, Broadway World, The Windy City Times Newspaper, New Pittsburgh Courier, New England Informer, Our Weekly Magazine, Out Impact, The San Diego Gay and Lesbian News, The San Diego Gay and Lesbian Times, The San Diego Union Tribune, ME Magazine, POZ Magazine, The New Civil Rights Online Magazine, A&U Magazine, Religious Tolerance, Marriage Equality International, Homorazzi, BN&S News Commentary, Real Health Magazine, Q Magazine, MSNBC News Vine, ILGA, Out Military Online Magazine, Proud Parenting Web Magazine, Fuse Magazine, Echelon Magazine, The Bay Area Reporter, Connextions Magazine, and in many other publications.
To purchase Mason’s books, read breaking news stories, feature articles, interviews, or obtain more information about the author, visit his website at