Latest by Visual AIDS

New York City Porn Film Festival Gets to the Political and Social Work of Porn

How does porn display sexuality, gender expression, body culture, class, race and HIV? This and more is answered in this interview between Visual AIDS and the organizers of the New York City Porn Film Festival.

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Anti-Black Racism Has Been Central to the Structuring of HIV Vulnerability in the U.S. and Globally

Most HIV prevention focuses on reducing or altering minority people's behaviors -- this new book blows that conventional approach away, and puts the fight against racism front and center in the fight against AIDS.

By Ted Kerr for Visual AIDS

Khafre Abif on Being a Challenger to Policies and Practices and His Book on Living With HIV/AIDS

Khafre Kujichagulia Abif is an editor and poet whose Cornbread, Fish and Collard Greens: Prayers, Poems & Affirmations for People Living With HIV/AIDS brings together over 100 voices of people writing about living with HIV.

By Visual AIDS

Women Living With HIV Discuss Finding Their Self-Love

LOVE POSITIVE WOMEN (LPW) is an ogoing project establish by Visual AIDS artist Jessica Whitbread. In this interview, Marissa Smith, an early collaborator of the project, discusses the importance of self-love and self-care.

By Visual AIDS

On Having Documentaries and Other Media Produced by People With HIV

Filmmaker and activist Juanita Irman discusses the importance of people living with HIV in producing media that reflects their own experiences.

By Visual AIDS

One of the Men Who Won the War: Thoughts on The Normal Heart

"That's how I want to be remembered: as one of the men who won the war," exclaims Ned Weeks, the fictionalized alter ego of Larry Kramer played brilliantly by Mark Ruffalo in Ryan Murphy's HBO adaptation of Kramer's iconic play The Normal Heart. Adap...

By Emily Colucci for Visual AIDS

"We Are Activists, Artists and Survivors" -- On Nightsweats and T-Cells

Nightsweats & T-Cells is a Cleveland based t-shirt printing company which also provides custom screenprinting and design work for AIDS service organizations, special events, and mainstream businesses. It is staffed by people living with HIV. In the i...

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Just By Being, People Living With HIV Become Targets

The community response to eradicate HIV Criminalization has been steadily growing over the past five years. These efforts culminated earlier this month at the HIV Is Not A Crime: National Conference on HIV Criminalization. While Visual AIDS was not ...

By Samuel James Pottebaum for Visual AIDS

"He Is the Only Doctor I Know Who Ever Called My Labs Fabulous"

The 9th annual Visual AIDS Vanguard Awards recognizes those who have made a profound impact on the ongoing response to HIV/AIDS through art, culture and service. This year Visual AIDS is proud to honor Dr. Brian Saltzman, an infectious disease doctor...

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