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The Wall - Las Memorias AIDS memorial

This Is the Right Way to Make an American AIDS Memorial

Activists and community members reflect on what it took to bring the Las Memorias AIDS Monument to life in Los Angeles.

By Larry Buhl
Red Hot collage

Red Hot Organization Turns 30 With A History of Music and Fundraising for HIV/AIDS

The Red Hot Organization was founded in New York City 30 years ago. Producing dozens of original compilation albums, their work has funded the AIDS movement and educated a generation on the HIV epidemic.

By Stephen Hicks
CBGB, New York City, Manhattan, Historical New York Landmark, Black & White

Red Hot + 30 Years Old: How a Group of Activists Made an HIV Charity a Musical Iconoclast

Part 1: "It wasn't really that I even had the expertise. … It was just I was so beside myself and so outraged and so driven," Red Hot Organization co-founder Leigh Blake recalls.

By Stephen Hicks
Verve Records donating $500,000 from the sale of Red Hot + Rio in 1998

Red Hot Funding Fuels an AIDS Movement -- Including ACT UP and Other Groups

Part 4: "Red Hot wasn't intimidated by our radicalism and saw that we were doing great things and changing the conversation … and they stepped up," said ACT UP New York veteran Peter Staley.

By Stephen Hicks
Still from RedHot's Stolen Moments Documentary

Red Hot Delves Into Black and Latinx HIV Epidemics in the U.S. and Globally With Hip-Hop, Jazz, Bossa Nova, and Afrobeat

Part 3: "It just turned out to be a very big party in the studio. And everybody was just dancing, and it didn't even seem like recording," Nigerian musician Femi Kuti recalled.

By Stephen Hicks
Derrick Woods-Morrow, Much handled things are always soft, 2019. Commissioned for Visual AIDS’ Day With(out) Art 2019.

'Still Beginning': 30 Years of 'Day With(out) Art'

Visual AIDS commemorates 30 years of its World AIDS Day art activist project with new short films from around the world.

By Charles Sanchez
A still from 'The Final Night In Paradise' - Documentary Installation

The Bitter Sweetness of a Paradise Garage Reunited

Writer Craig Washington attended the Paradise Garage reunion party this summer. It was both reunion and revival for those who survived the AIDS epidemic.

By Craig Washington
TheBody: For the Culture -- A World AIDS Day Feature

This World AIDS Day, We're Doin' It for the Culture

TheBody's senior editor discusses the recent explosion of HIV/AIDS-focused arts and culture in the U.S. -- and its long-overdue focus on marginalized communities.

By Kenyon Farrow
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Tomorrow Is World AIDS Day

This article was cross-posted from the AIDS.gov blog.

By Miguel Gomez for HIV.gov
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World AIDS Day 2010

Visit TheBody.com's newly launched World AIDS Day 2010 feature section! Browse a huge selection of first-person perspectives, resources and event listings related to World AIDS Day on Dec. 1 -- and be sure to cast your vote for the winner of our vide...