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.
mykki blanco’s new video aims to raise awareness of youth hiv and aids
Hideaway focuses on a couple, one HIV positive, one negative, queering 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 consider the profound influence of Wojnarowicz's work (from U2 covers to his iconic protest jacket), and its continued relevance today.
how artist gregg bordowitz changed the way the world saw aids
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.
beauty without irony is the charity using fashion to make the world a better place
Beauty without Irony and its offshoot, Designers Against AIDS are working towards making the world a more beautiful place. We speak to its founder, Ninette Murk.
a new film imagines a world where AIDS never happened
In FATHERS, we see a world where 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.
why world aids day matters
On this, the 28th World AIDS Day, i-D asked activists, artists and academics what they think the world needs to know.
inez and vinoodh on aids awareness, rihanna and 90s new york
As the groundbreaking Dutch photography duo is honored by ACRIA, we find out more about the impact of AIDS on creative communities, and why it’s important to keep the dialogue open.