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Left: Michael Callen and Richard Dworkin, Right: Michael Callen
News

Late, Great Musician and AIDS Activist Michael Callen to Be Musically Honored Nov. 11

The Joe's Pub event in New York will benefit the Callen-Lorde LGBTQ health clinic that bears his name.

Mass Film Linus Ignatius and Nurse credit Linus Ignatius
Interviews

Filmmaker Explores Internalized HIV Stigma, Body Dysmorphia, and More in New Short Film

Linus Ignatius' new short film deals with life after being diagnosed with HIV in 2019.

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.

John Burnett, Ajmal Millar, Andres Palacio, and Lisette Correa in front of the mural Transformation Tunnel.
Features

Queer Artists of Color Seek to 'Transform' Narrative About HIV in Atlanta With BeltLine Mural

In a neighborhood hit hard by HIV, the work of five artists celebrates queer people of color thriving with the virus.

Stephen Hart
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.

red curtain and lights in theater
Features

I Helped Put Together a Musical Revue Starring Women With HIV. Here's What We Learned.

The cast of 'Positive Dreams,' a stage performance by women living with HIV, taught each other the power of coming together despite vastly different backgrounds.

PRIDE YARNBOMBS BY Alex Creates
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.

St. Patrick's Cathedral scene in Pose in FX's series Pose.
Features

Here's the Story Behind the St. Patrick's Cathedral Action Depicted in 'Pose'

ACT UP's 'Stop the Church' action is an essential piece of queer history.