Charles SanchezContributing 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.
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The former deputy commissioner for New York City’s department of health is ready to take on HIV prevention at a national level.
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Even the COVID-19 pandemic can’t stop our vulnerable, human hearts from wanting connection.
‘Fag Hags, Divas, and Moms: The Legacy of Straight Women in the AIDS Community’ was released on audiobook last month.
As I’ve grown older, I’ve realized that the best things about me are because of my Mexican-ness.
This DIY PSA campaign has spread internationally, telling the world about the wonderful things people with HIV can give, while successful treatment allows them to not give HIV.