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Christopher Hewitt Awards 2018: Call for Entries

Submissions are now closed. Thank you for your interest! A&U Magazine is currently accepting entries for the sixth annual Christopher Hewitt Award. Named in honor of...

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...

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,...

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?”...

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...

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...

“Albert’s Prayer”: Fiction by Marie Esposito

Albert's Prayer by Marie Esposito Albert wore a silver cross in his left ear. It dangled like a hanged man. A new Eartha Kitt song, “Where...

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....

Anne-christine d’Adesky: Advocate & Writer

Safety Net In her new memoir, The Pox Lover, journalist and activist Anne-christine d'Adesky looks back at the AIDS crisis by Alina Oswald There’s a very fine...

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