Chris Vincent has HIV. In the video he shares why he decided to tell his story in Hello Gorgeous.
People have asked me about talking publicly about being HIV+, but I never really saw the need to come out about it, I didn’t see what difference it would make.
About a year ago, my friend Rene introduced me to the editor of Hello Gorgeous. They liked my roller-coaster ride of a story — at my lowest I’ve wanted to kill myself, whereas now I’m sincerely happy.
Nothing came of it until this summer, when I was interviewed and photographed for the magazine.
Yesterday, the day I filmed this video, I was at the pharmacy picking up my HIV medication — I’m not kidding — when I discovered that Hello Gorgeous had revealed the cover of their latest issue. The cover was my face, with the words: “Chris is coming out.”
I had no idea that they might put me on the cover. I was honoured, of course, but it was a surprise. The magazine isn’t publicly available until next week, so I felt sort of half ‘outed’ with no explanation as to why I was on the cover of Hello Gorgeous — my HIV coming out story was all in the article, that no one was able to read yet.
Nothing against the magazine, I’m thrilled to be a cover-boy for Hello Gorgeous, and they’ve been fantastic to work with. But the emotions of the situation all became a bit overwhelming. I went home quickly. I tried to think. I was going around in circles. Then I just put on the camera and sat down in front of it. That’s why this video begins with 40 seconds of silence.
It’s 40 seconds of me not knowing if there’s even going to be a video at all, because I have no idea what to say or how to say it.
But words eventually started to materialise.
You’ll be able to read Chris’s coming out story in Hello Gorgeous, but in the meantime here’s his coming out video.
David Marshall is supporting charities using his OnlyFans page
Unfortunately not all charities are ok with it
Sex is unfortunately still looked down upon. Therefore many charities try to steer clear from it as much as possible.
David Marshall, a professional wrestler, personal trainer, and model from Perth – Australia, tried to donate $5,000AUD he raised via his OnlyFans page to Australian suicide prevention charity Beyond Blue. The charity rejected the donation due to ‘violation of their policy’.
The idea to raise money to Beyond Blue came after a long chat with someone that has been clean for five years through AA.
After his father passed away two years ago, Marshall became aware of the lack of support and research available for people from older generations.
“They’re stuck with the harden-the-fuck up attitude” described the model.
In a short period of time, the professional wrestler was able to raise more than $5000AUD for the suicide prevention charity.
The charity’s attitude hurt him
Back in December 2018, after an interview with Gay Star News, it came to the charity’s attention how he had raised the money. Beyond Blue contacted Marshall to inform him that they could not accept it because the collection violated their policies.
“They gave me the option to make it an anonymous donation and not to mention my fundraising for them, or they could give the money back,” he told Mainly Male.
The charity have also asked Marshall to remove all mentions of the charity from his social media profiles. The charity claimed that all fundraising activities should be registered.
“To hear that a charity didn’t want me to give them my extra cash was a slap in the face – to have it thrown back at me hurt a bit,” he reveals to us.
“You can’t spread awareness in silence”
Determined to keep his promise and give back to society, Marshall called Sydney-based not-for-profit Black Dog Institute. The facility undertakes research into the prevention, early intervention and treatment of depression and bipolar disorder.
After checking their policies, the not-for-profit was happy to accept the donation. Marshall decided to double the amount and donated a total amount of $10,000AUD.
“I think we’re now sitting at around $13,000AUD donated in total,” he proudly reveals to us.
In the future, the professional wrestler will keep looking for more ways to give back to Black Dog. He is also determined in producing more content for his OnlyFans page.
By signing up to David Marshall’s OnlyFans page you will not only have access to exclusive content from the model but also supporting the Black Dog Institute.Follow @davemarshall89
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