United in Anger

In Their Faces! A New Film on ACT UP Traces Twenty-Five Years of Channeling Outrage into Action by Larry Buhl In April 1987, 300 members of ACT...

blu sunne: Blog by Lester Strong: A Musical Return to a...

Went last Saturday evening (June 10) to the New York premier of Péter Eötvös’s opera Angels in America, based on Tony Kushner’s play of...

Striking a Chord

Composer Robert Maggio’s AIDS-Themed Music Packs an Emotional Punch by Chip Alfred He’s a consummate composer who’s written for dance, theater, orchestra, and choral concerts, and...

Signs of the Times

Chicago Playwright Philip Dawkins Authors a Zodiac of AIDS by Sean Black Exiting a cab in front of The Victory Gardens Biograph Theater just south of...

The Fire Within

Reviewed by Chael Needle Directed by Leanne Whitney August Moon Entertainment Premiering on The Documentary Channel on June 6, The Fire Within is a frank and intimate...

NINA

Musical Influence Singing since age six, Euro sensation NINA is all grown up, bringing fans to their feet and talking about HIV by Sean Black Photos courtesy...

Memories of a Penitent Heart: Review

Memories of a Penitent Heart Directed by Cecilia Aldarondo Blackscrackle Films Reviewed by T.J. Banks Cecilia Aldarondo remembers meeting her uncle, Miguel Dieppa, once as a child. Six...

Transparent’s Positive Story Arc

Spoiler Alert: In the interest of starting an important conversation about a particular story arc in the third season of Transparent, one that I...

Memories of a Penitent Heart

Memories of a Penitent Heart” is filmmaker Cecilia Aldarondo's attempt to uncover the true story of her uncle Miguel Dieppa’s life and death in...

Ordinary People

Ordinary People Is It Time to Stop Honoring “AIDS Movies” with Awards? by Chael Needle For their consideration, I am respectfully asking that the Academy of Motion...

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The Journal of the International AIDS Society (JIAS) has published the results of a study conducted by researchers from the universities of Manitoba, Waterloo...

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