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Based on a True Story: Review

Based on a True Story by Jameson Currier Chelsea Station Editions Reviewed by T.J. Banks The phrase “loving someone to death” is an inherently disturbing one. There’s something...

Edmund White: February 2008

Red Badges Amid a Community Fragmented by AIDS, Edmund White Tells His Own Truths About Gay Men, AIDS & Culture by Lester Strong Photos by Joe Oppedisano Novelist...

Getting Down to It: Writing Poetry & Living with HIV

When A&U announced a few months back that I would be taking on the role of poetry editor here, I shared a brief insight...

RENT Live: Review

RENT: Live Directed by Michael Greif, Alex Rudzinski Fox Broadcasting Company Reviewed by Alina Oswald Many years ago I went to see the award-winning RENT on Broadway. To...

Boystown 9: Review

Boystown 9: Lucky Days by Marshall Thornton Kenmore Books Reviewed by John Francis Leonard It’s 1984, Reagan is running for his second term and private eye Nick Nowak...

Walking with Angels: Poetry by Emanuel Xavier

Editor's note: Originally featured in the June 2008 issue of A&U.   Walking with Angels for Lindsay AIDS knows the condom wrapped penetration of strangers and lovers, deep inside only a...

HIV Books for the Giving

‘Tis the season… actually, it’s always the season for a good read! We here at A&U have reviewed several books this year that will...

“Learning the Love Song…”: Poetry by Jennifer Su

"Learning the Love Song..." A girl leaves behind her beloved island, to seek the cure, riding a poem over the Pacific, like a lifeboat full...

Body Counts: Review

Body Counts A Memoir of Politics, Sex, AIDS, and Survival by Sean Strub Simon & Schuster Reviewed by Larry Buhl Even those intimately familiar with the darkest days of...

That’s What Friends Are For: Review

That's What Friends Are For by Kenneth Sean Campbell CreateSpace Reviewed by John Francis Leonard LGBTQ people have families, of course. But for us, the families we create...

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