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Prick Queasy: Review

Prick Queasy by Ronald Palmer Publication Studio Reviewed by Eric Sneathen One of the legacies of AIDS activism is the power and possibility of queer anger. ACT UP,...

Maria Mejia & Jason Wood

A Warrior's Path AIDS activist Maria Mejia and author Jason Wood talk about their new book, From a Warrior’s Passion and Pain, and life lessons...

Clean: Nonfiction by Norman Belanger

  Are you clean?” my Grindr date asks me. He’s cute and young, about thirty, give or take. His name is Kenny. “What do you mean?”...

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...

Asha Molock

Words to Live By Philadelphia Activist Asha Molock Turns Her Positive Thoughts into an Inspirational Book for People Living with HIV by Chip Alfred Photographed Exclusively for...

Christopher Hewitt Awards 2015

When we founded the Christopher Hewitt Awards in 2013, I didn’t know who Christopher Hewitt was. What I knew was that I had recently...

When AIDS Was Funny: Review

When AIDS Was Funny Directed by Scott Calonico AD&D Production, Ltd. Reviewed by T.J. Banks The dots just don’t connect when it comes to Ronald Reagan and the...

Long-Term Survivor: Nonfiction by Victoria Noe

Winner of the Christopher Hewitt Award 2015: Creative Nonfiction Long-Term Survivor by Victoria Noe It’s only the past few years that that designation has become widely used....

Conflict Is Not Abuse: Review

Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility and the Duty of Repair by Sarah Schulman Arsenal Pulp Press Reviewed by John Francis Leonard In her new non-fiction...

Christopher Hewitt Awards 2017: Call for Entries

      Submissions are now closed. Thank you. A&U Magazine is currently accepting entries for the fifth annual Christopher Hewitt Award. Named in honor of A&U's first...

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