Robert Valadéz is a Policy Analyst at Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC), the world’s oldest HIV/AIDS service organization. He was a 2009 recipient of the Urvashi Vaid Fellowship within the Policy Institute of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. He previously held tenures at the Sexual Health and Rights Project of the Open Society Institute, and the Family Services Program of the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center. He holds a Master’s Degree in Social Welfare Policy from Columbia University School of Social Work.