Joseph Rivera: Advocate

Dancing for a Cause Joseph Rivera, Cofounder of Baila Society dance company, shows us the move to fight the AIDS epidemic Text & Photos by Alina...

Dance for Life

Dance for Life is prepping for another dazzling display on August 17, 2013. Check out this article from last year to understand why this...

Test: The Film

Tests of Courage A New Film by Chris Mason Johnson Doesn’t Dance Around the Issue of HIV by V. Anderson With his first feature film since The...

Rosanne Cash

Playing the Field Rosanne Cash transcends all styles of music with her latest release and donates proceeds to a special church by Dann Dulin Rosanne Cash...

Family Drama

A Los Angeles health clinic launches a telenovela about a Fictional Latino family at risk to encourage HIV testing by Larry Buhl Los Angeles-based AltaMed Health...

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...

Heartbreak Exposed

A Feature Film Takes the Pulse of AIDS, Broken Hearts & Finding God by Chip Alfred Heart Breaks Open isn’t just a film about someone’s heart...

Adam B. Shapiro: Advocate

A Beautiful Heart Actor Adam B. Shapiro talks about The Normal Heart, de-stigmatizing HIV and bridging divides Text & photos by Alina Oswald Many might recognize NYC-based...

Howard: Review

Howard Directed by Don Hahn Disney+ Reviewed by Bruce Ward The AIDS epidemic of the 1980s/1990s robbed the world of too many talented artists from all creative fields,...

The Normal Heart

The Normal Heart Directed by Ryan Murphy HBO Home Entertainment Reviewed by Robert Kingett Sometimes it takes a raindrop to ignite a tidal wave when fighting for equality....

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