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Bohemian Rhapsody: Should pop culture figures bear the burden of identity politics?

Rachel Weatherley argues that the omission of the AIDS crisis turns the new Queen biopic into a work of fiction

10 November 2018
Aids activists Gran Fury bring their rage to the UK in new show

The collective’s survey comprises works produced between 1987 and 1995, such as their installation The Pope and the Penis (1990). The New York-based art collective Gran Fury is finally making its debut in the UK, at Auto Italia in London (until 2 December).

09 October 2018
The Art Newspaper
Russell T Davies Focuses On AIDS in The 1980s For C4 Drama ‘The Boys’

The Boys follows the story of the 1980s, the story of AIDS, and the story of three boys, Ritchie, Roscoe and Colin, across the decade. The Doctor Who writer (above) has created The Boys, a five-part series for Channel 4.

22 August 2018
Romania: protesters interrupt screening of movie about AIDS

Protesters have interrupted a screening of a French AIDS drama in Bucharest, saying it violates traditional Romanian values.

06 February 2018
Washington post
‘BPM (Beats Per Minute)’ is the Sexiest Damn Film of 2017. Period.

Director Robin Campillo never allows us to forget that the young men (and women!) who populate this activism group are every bit as interested in dancing and getting laid as in making a statement. And, come to think of it, his characters’ connection to their sexual humanity during a time when touching a person with HIV was abhorrent is a heady statement in and of itself.

07 November 2017
My Fabulous Disease
Why AIDS Film “BPM” Has So Many Love Scenes—and So Much Dancing

The film’s director and stars also discuss how ACT UP Paris differed from U.S. activism and what young viewers find exciting about “BPM.”

30 October 2017
Two Exhibitions Illuminate Queer NYC Subculture During the AIDS Epidemic

“Continuum” is a term used by two curators who’ve recently organized exhibitions of art created amidst and in response to the AIDS epidemic in New York City. Both exhibitions provide a peek into the artistic scenes, subcultures, and venues that cultivated community in NYC during this time.

27 September 2017
Bedford and Bowery
Twilight of a Difficult Man: Larry Kramer and the Birth of AIDS Activism

Larry Kramer — writer, advocate, “loudmouth” — helped define AIDS activism and gay life. He ruffled some feathers along the way.

22 May 2017
New York Times
The 'Charlie Sheen Effect': Surge Seen in HIV Test Sales

Researchers found that, after Sheen announced he had HIV on Nov. 17, 2015, sales of home HIV testing kits doubled in the United States — from about 3,500 kits sold per week prior to the announcement, to 7,000 kits sold the week of the announcement. And this boost in sales continued for several more weeks.

18 May 2017
Live Science
Report: Studio trying to quash movie that portrays Donald Trump getting HIV

Studio executives are reportedly trying to make "disappear" a movie that has a scene in which Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump contracts HIV. Sony Pictures has been limiting its marketing of the movie, "The Brothers Grimsby," by Sacha Baron Cohen.

07 March 2016
The Hill
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap

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