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Exile Within Exiles: Review

Exile Within Exiles: Herbert Daniel, Gay Brazilian Revolutionary by James N. Green Duke University Press Reviewed by John Francis Leonard Penning a biography about a widely known...

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,...

When Metaphors Fail

Fiction by Michael A. Kiggins It’s late, and you’re tired and he’s tired, but you’re putting as much into this as you can, hoping he’ll...

E. Lynn Harris: August 2002

Writing Life Novelist E. Lynn Harris Shares with A&U’s B. Andrew Plant How AIDS Helped Inspire Him to Start Writing, Why the Pandemic Is Integral...

The Life and Death of ACT UP/LA

The Life and Death of ACT UP/LA Anti-AIDS Activism in Los Angeles from the 1980s to the 2000s by Benita Roth Cambridge University Press Reviewed by Alina...

The Day Larry Kramer Dissed Me

by Mark S. King The mall was abuzz, with people darting in and out of stores, wrangling their kids and chatting on cell phones. I...

Two Decades and then Some: Poetry by Raymond Luczak

Two Decades and then Some No one writes about the dead anymore. The fear of infection and loss isn’t so dramatic now. Pills are today’s answer to...

At Danceteria: Review

At Danceteria and Other Stories by Philip Dean Walker Squares & Rebels Reviewed by John Francis Leonard Sometimes a writer can do something unique with the English language....

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...

HIV in the Ghetto: Review

HIV in the Ghetto An Analysis of the Lived Experiences of African-American Women With HIV in Chicago’s Inner City by Dr. Kenneth M. Nole CreateSpace Reviewed by John...

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Founded in 1988, Visual AIDS has been the only arts organization committed to raising AIDS awareness and fighting stigma for more than three decades....