Jonathan Van Ness Reveals HIV Diagnosis in Upcoming Memoir

Jonathan Van Ness Reveals HIV Diagnosis in Upcoming Memoir

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Jonathan Van Ness, the charismatic hair stylist on Netflix’s Queer Eye, is opening up about all sides of his life in upcoming memoir Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love. Ness previewed some of the topics covered in his memoir to the New York Times including being HIV positive, surviving sexual abuse, and his battle with sex and drug addiction.   Image via Refinery29   Ness told the New York Times that many of his struggles began when he was sexually assaulted by an older boy from his church. He said that this resulted in “compounded trauma,” something that many young survivors of sexual …