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.
why world aids day matters
On 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.
you’re hiv positive. now what?
How a community workshop in New York City is changing the way we think about treating HIV/AIDS.
today is world aids day, be aware if you dare
To show our support and raise awareness of the disease, we flick back through i-D's 100th issue, devoted to the positive response from fashion, music, film, photography, sport and activism. Wise up Earthling!