Regan Hofmann

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Regan Hofmann is the editor-in-chief of POZ Magazine, the leading HIV/AIDS magazine in the United States. Before coming to POZ, she graduated from Trinity College with a BA in Creative Writing and held positions at CBS News, Young and Rubicam, Saatchi & Saatchi and Cliff Freeman and Partners. Hofmann is a native of Princeton, New Jersey, and currently resides on a farm in Hunterdon County, New Jersey where she enjoys riding her horses.

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For ten years, Regan Hofmann lived a double life. To the world, she was a woman from Princeton who went to prep school, summered in the Hamptons and rode Thoroughbred horses. She had a great job, a loving family and friends and looks that made men turn their heads. From the outside, she seemed to have it all. On the inside, though, coursing through her veins and weighing heavily on her mind, was the truth: that she was HIV-positive.

At first, Hofmann faced her mortality alone, shamed by...

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Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I'll die trying.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. I Fall to Pieces by Patsy Kline, Moral Kiosk by REM, Ghetto Defender by the Clash, Winter White Hymnal by Fleet Foxes, In an Airfield by Keith Snyder, The Fox Went Out on a Windy Night, sung by my dad.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. The bluebird who sits outside my kitchen window in the morning. Or, maybe Sylvester, the enormous, lazy cat who, thankfully, is too fat to eat the bluebird but who watches him as intently as I do each morning.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. That the stigma around AIDS will remain and as a result, people will continue to become infected and die when their lives could be spared and the suffering ended

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