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03 1, 2018

‘Versace’ Producer Corrects Offensive Remarks on HIV Stigma

By |2018-03-23T11:41:21-05:00March 1st, 2018|Film Review, Gay Life, Living with HIV/AIDS, My Fabulous Disease, News, Prevention and Policy|0 Comments

Edgar Ramirez as Gianni Versace in The Assassination of Gianni Versace (Jeff Daly/FX) In a new interview, Brad Simpson, a producer of the FX series American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace, has expressed regret for recent comments that appeared to dismiss modern HIV stigma. Charles Sanchez interviewed Simpson for a piece [...]

01 22, 2018

Why Are We Still Haunted by The Boys in the Band?

By |2018-03-23T11:41:22-05:00January 22nd, 2018|Film Review, Gay Life, Living with HIV/AIDS, My Fabulous Disease, News|0 Comments

The cast of the original stage production and film version of The Boys in the Band. When I was 15 years old in the mid-1970s, I couldn't wait to attend a local community theater production of The Boys in the Band. I was intrigued by the play's dark and mysterious reputation, and had [...]

11 6, 2017

‘BPM (Beats Per Minute)’ is the Sexiest Damn Film of 2017. Period.

By |2018-03-23T11:41:25-05:00November 6th, 2017|Film Review, Gay Life, Living with HIV/AIDS, My Fabulous Disease, News|0 Comments

A still from the trailer of "BPM (Beats Per Minute)" “If I can’t dance I don’t want to be in your revolution.”  Feminist Emma Goldman (1869-1940) (Mild spoilers ahead.) In the new film BPM (Beats per Minute), set in Paris in the early 1990’s, ACT UP activists invade a high school to do [...]

06 21, 2011

Why Are We Still Haunted by the Boys in the Band?

By |2017-12-15T12:29:13-05:00June 21st, 2011|Film Review, Gay Life, Living with HIV/AIDS, My Fabulous Disease|11 Comments

When I was 15 years old, I couldn't wait to attend a local community theater production of The Boys in the Band. I was intrigued by the play's dark and mysterious reputation, and had heard that it included a lot of homosexuality (funny how that word isn't used much anymore). It sounded like exactly what [...]

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