AIDS

Culture

what 'after louie' taught me about queerness post-aids crisis

Vincent Gagliostro’s new drama addresses the intergenerational divide felt within the queer community.
Coco Romack
4.11.18
Film

‘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.
André-Naquian Wheeler
10.24.17
Photography

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.
Emily Manning
9.15.17
News

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.
Hannah Ongley
7.5.17
Music

​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.
Charlotte Gush
4.11.17
Culture

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.
La JohnJoseph
3.27.17
Art

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.
Benoit Loiseau
2.3.17
News

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.
Hannah Ongley
12.1.16
Culture

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.
Tom Rasmussen
12.1.16
Culture

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.
Emily Manning
12.9.15
Culture

you’re hiv positive. now what?

How a community workshop in New York City is changing the way we think about treating HIV/AIDS.
Alice Newell-Hanson
12.1.15
Culture

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!
Felicity Kinsella
12.1.14
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