United in Anger

In Their Faces! A New Film on ACT UP Traces Twenty-Five Years of Channeling Outrage into Action by Larry Buhl In April 1987, 300 members of ACT...

Memories of a Penitent Heart: Review

Memories of a Penitent Heart Directed by Cecilia Aldarondo Blackscrackle Films Reviewed by T.J. Banks Cecilia Aldarondo remembers meeting her uncle, Miguel Dieppa, once as a child. Six...

Filming H.I.(SHE): New Doc About Women & HIV

Filming H.I.(SHE) In a new doc, filmmaker Cassandra Roberts explores the lives of women living with HIV by Hank Trout Cassandra Roberts, an Australian and British documentary...

1985: Review

1985 Written & directed by Yen Tan MuseLessMime Productions/Cranium Entertainment Reviewed by John Francis Leonard 1985 is a film about secrets—the secrets we think we’re hiding, but are...

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...

America in Transition: Review

America in Transition Created & directed by André Pérez Revry Reviewed by T.J. Banks Tiommi Luckett is an HIV advocate living in Arkansas. Dezjorn Gauthier is a model,...

Doc 5B: VOD August 27

A Ward with Heart Documentary “5B” available on VOD August 27, 2019 by Hank Trout Commemorating the incredible, selfless work of the nurses, doctors, and staff of...

Pose on FX: Review

Pose Created by Ryan Muphy, Brad Falchuk & Steven Canals FX Reviewed by John Francis Leonard It’s 1990 in NYC. Madonna’s hit single “Vogue” is ruling the...

Red Ribbon Revue

The Red Ribbon Revue A Concert with Javier Munoz and Broadway Luminaries Commemorates World AIDS Day by Hank Trout At the opening ceremonies of one of the...

Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City: Review

Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City Developed by Lauren Morelli Netflix Reviewed by John Francis Leonard Just when you thought his last book had finally closed the chapter,...

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