How gay rights activists disrupted this exploitative 70s queer film
Cruising, the controversial Al Pacino film about New York's leather scene, is 40 years old this week. But, thanks to an incensed group of queer people, it was almost never made.
This cult 80s queer film was the first to capture the AIDS crisis
"Buddies" star David Schachter recalls the making of the New York-set movie, and its groundbreaking message.
the first major uk retrospective of keith haring is coming
The Tate Liverpool will host over 85 works.
what 'after louie' taught me about queerness post-aids crisis
Vincent Gagliostro’s new drama addresses the intergenerational divide felt within the queer community.
‘beats per minute’ is an urgent drama about 90s aids activism
The Oscar-buzzed film illustrates how indebted modern LGBT culture is to the ACT UP movement.
unearthed 90s portraits of aids activist heroes
As ACT UP celebrates its 30th anniversary, photographer Stephen Barker shares portraits of the people who fought AIDS.
2 chainz turned his pink trap house into an hiv testing clinic
The Georgian native is giving back to his community in an awesome way.
mykki blanco’s new video aims to raise awareness of youth hiv and aids
'Hideaway' focuses on a couple, one HIV positive, one negative. The film queers the tropes of hip-hop videos to raise awareness on Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day.
david wojnarowicz: revisiting the legacy of the pioneering queer artist, writer, and aids activist
As his blistering, autobiographical collection of essays "Close to the Knives" is reissued, i-D considers the profound influence of Wojnarowicz's work (from U2 covers to his iconic protest jacket) and its continued relevance.
artist gregg bordowitz changed the way the world saw aids, and he’s still fighting
Thirty years after joining ACT UP, the American artist and writer discusses the AIDS crisis, resisting Trump’s regime, and why art can change the world.
what if robert mapplethorpe got into a twitter feud with a kardashian?
The new sci-fi documentary 'FATHERS' imagines a world where AIDS never happened, Robert Mapplehorpe and Keith Haring survived, and we have a gay president.
break the internet this world aids day with the #safesexyselfie campaign
Think positive with Designers Against AIDS.