The acclaimed LGBTQ drama series’ finale served as a feast of realness mixed with tributes to real life.
Since coming to the U.S. in the 1990s, Castro-Bojorquez had been involved in numerous artistic and activist projects, many of them related to the experience of being a queer, bilingual Latinx immigrant living with HIV.
Their courage places HIV in mainstream headlines (in a good way), changes the public perception of HIV, and helps in our efforts to force the U.S. government to take action.
By coming out about their status—even in death—celebrities can humanize the virus for many people who don’t otherwise know anybody who’s openly living with HIV. They can also help increase awareness and fight stigma.
When Billy Porter revealed that he has been living with HIV for the past 14 years, Juan Michael Porter II's immediate response was, “This is nobody’s business—but I’m grateful that he’s doing this for our community.”
True-life women caregivers and activists of the AIDS era in the 1980s talk about whether Jill's "angel of mercy" character is realistic.
It’s a Sin, on HBO Max is a five-part drama takes place in 1980s gay London, right at the dawn of the AIDS crisis. The production is a huge hit in the UK, and it’s the first mainstream show in Britain featuring an HIV storyline.
How one visual artist works around social-media censorship to start vital conversations about the human experience, queerness, anti-racism, and our responsibilities to each other.
‘P.S. Burn This Letter Please’ began with the discovery of an extraordinary cache of letters written among gays at the height of Eisenhower conservatism.
We talked to director Tania Cypriano about this moving film, which premieres online Nov. 18.