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Charles Sanchez interviews activist and filmmaker Leo Herrera about his new work, FATHERS: Sex and Politics if AIDS Never Happened.
In the middle of the AIDS crisis, when everyone was telling us that sex was deadly and scary, George Michael was saying that "sex is natural, sex is and good," remembers Charles Sanchez.
Greg Louganis, diagnosed with HIV just before winning gold in the 1988 Olympics, told Charles Sanchez we still need to fight HIV shame and stigma. And he signed Sanchez’s prized Wheaties box.
Celebrating Life: 28 Years -- 28 Stories featured a fashion show by renowned Mexican designer Ricardo Seco -- with a twist: All the models were young Latinx men living with HIV. Charles Sanchez reports.
"I know that it was a release. I knew that I was lifted," Mondo Guerra told Charles Sanchez in a Facebook Live interview.
At his first HIV conference, Charles Sanchez was overwhelmed and amazed. Here's what he captured on social media from USCA 2016.
13 years ago in a hospital bed, Charles Sanchez could not have dreamed the life he's able to live today. Now he's off to USCA as a social media fellow, where he'll encounter his diva role model Jennifer Holliday and more.
"When I first started thinking about HIV stigma and how it relates to me, I thought that, for the most part, it doesn't affect me," Sanchez wrote. "Then I looked up a definition of stigma."
"HIV is no skip in the park, especially when your hips ain't working," explains writer/director/actor Charles Sanchez as he gets ready for a second hip replacement.