KIRK BAXTER

Posted on Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Kirk Baxter, Phoenix, Phoenix Body Positive  |  HIV/AIDS  |  HEAL International

Kirk’s activism began with the first years of Phoenix Pride and as a board member of both Equality Arizona and the National Gay Task Force. More recently, Kirk has had the honor of working on heartfelt projects to eradicate poverty and homelessness  with the Ramsey Social Justice Foundation.” Presently, Kirk serves as the President of the Board for HEAL International. Kirk Baxter founded Phoenix Body Positive, now the Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS, to focus on prevention and education, nutrition and wellness, counseling, and research. Thousands of clients have been tested and assisted down the road of treatment. People who had no access to peer-based advocacy, alternative therapies and mutual support now found help through Kirk Baxter. Through fundraising for Aunt Ritaʼs Foundation as co-chair for the Red Brunch and co-chair of AIDS Walk Phoenix, Kirk has raised money for multiple AIDS organizations in Arizona.