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Charles Sanchez

Charles Sanchez

Contributing Editor

Charles Sanchez is an openly gay, openly poz writer/director/actor living in New York City. He has written for WritingRaw.com and HuffPost's Queer Voices. As a performer, musical director, and director, he has worked in venues ranging from Lincoln Center and off-Broadway to dinner theater in Arkansas. His award-winning musical comedy web series, Merce, is about an HIV-positive guy living in New York who isn't sad, sick, or dying.

Latest by Charles Sanchez

Actor Brandon Gill plays "Marcus" in this production of As Much As I Can.
News

Immersive Theatre Production on Black Gay Men and HIV Gets Major New York City Run

As Much as I Can will play at New York's famous Joe's Pub from Sept. 12 to 16.

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Features

'Hart Talks': London Actor Opens Up About Tragedy, HIV, and YouTube

Actor Stephen Hart finds triumph after a sexual assault led to his HIV diagnosis.

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Personal Stories

Catfished by a Fake AIDS Conference!

How to survive a scam that's more common than you might expect.

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News

In New York City for WorldPride? See The Art Exhibit at the LGBT Center

The collections show slices of post-Stonewall queer life in New York.

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Personal Stories

Twinkletoes, Sex, and Abomination: Finding My Pride

Charles Sanchez tells his story of coming of age and coming out.

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Features

After Years of Instability, Arkansas AIDS Foundation Closes

"What's covered up cannot heal. I want this foundation to move forward and do great things," said Carleisha Murry, the new executive director.

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Interviews

RIOT on the Wall: Gran Fury's Iconic Painting at the LGBT Community Center in New York

Avram Finkelstein of the Gran Fury collective discusses art and activism for Stonewall's 50th and WorldPride.

Archival photo of concertgoers writing the names of loved ones on a special panel of the AIDS Memorial Quilt in 1992
News

New York Philharmonic Plays Symphonic Response to the AIDS Crisis

Composer John Corigliano's work is featured in the orchestra's Music of Conscience series, and accompanied by a display of the AIDS Memorial Quilt.