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Nicola Griffith: Writer & Advocate

I Am Not Anyone's Metaphor A&U’s Raymond Luczak talks with writer Nicola Griffith about HIV, disability & community Photos by Jennifer Durham Nicola Griffith is one of...

Mapplethorpe: Review

Mapplethorpe Directed by Ondi Timoner Samuel Goldwyn Films Reviewed by Hank Trout Patti Smith: “What will become of the world when no trace of you remains?” Robert Mapplethorpe: “I...

We Are a Masterpiece: Drama by Gina Femia

We Are a Masterpiece by Gina Femia We Are a Masterpiece takes place at the dawn of the AIDS crisis, when the disease was still a...

Yasss Child: Nonfiction by Dale Corvino

Yasss Child by Dale Corvino "Do you remember when we met?” Nico asked me over a FaceTime call. Nico had long ago lost his hair and...

Rafael Campo: Poet, Physician, Advocate

Then and Now In a Collection of New & Selected Poetry, Physician Rafael Campo Explores HIV in a Medical Idiom by Noah Stetzer 1994 is the year...

Daniel Baxter, MD: Writer & Advocate

One Life at a Time In a New Book, Daniel Baxter, MD, Discusses Treatment Challenges & Triumphs in Botswana, the Universality of Suffering & Connecting...

Randy Boyd: Writer & Advocate

Pathbreaker Writer & Long-Term Survivor Randy Boyd Revisits His Journey So Far in a New Collection by Chael Needle Photographed Exclusively for A&U by Sean Black Jalandhar Nayak,...

Julia Glass: Writer

The Writer as Witness Novelist Julia Glass Talks to Mark Olmsted About AIDS, Loss & the Consolation of Words Julia Glass rose to literary prominence in...

BPM: Review

120 BPM Directed by Robin Campillo The Orchard Reviewed by John Francis Leonard 120 BPM is a stunningly powerful and creative piece of filmmaking documenting the ACT UP...

Paul Thorn: Writer & Advocate

Coming Out of the Chrysalis Author & activist Paul Thorn talks about his new book, The Broken Heart Toolkit, and finding a better sense of...

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Hands Off Medicare Part D

Hands Off Medicare Part D Proposed changes to access to lifesaving meds would have killed us by Hank Trout Last month, I filmed a PSA about the...