Trump Fires HIV/AIDS Council In Its Entirety

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President Donald Trump fired the remaining members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) Wednesday, reportedly informing them without explanation with a letter delivered by FedEx. The mass dismissal of the advisors marked another nadir in the administration’s dealing with the council. In June six members resigned from PACHA writing in an open letter, … Continue reading



Tilda Swinton supports new breakthrough treatment regimes for HIV

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  To mark WORLD AIDS DAY Tilda Swinton gives her support to the groundbreaking work of  ICCARRE and Dr Jacques Leibowitch, the French immunologist at the forefront of a series of trials looking at the effects of reducing HIV medication in the treatment of patients. During two clinical trials involving 94 patients taking the standard “triple … Continue reading



Santa and Andrés

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Cuban filmmaker Carlos Lechuga’s second feature film Santa and Andrés is a heart-breaking compelling tale set in a remote part of Cuba at the beginning of the 1980’s.  Andrés (Eduardo Martinez) is an openly-gay subversive writer who has been exiled to his hillside hovel of a shack and forbidden to write anything more against the governing … Continue reading



Broadway Cares Gypsy Of The Year

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Every year Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids mounts an annual fundraiser called Gypsy of The Year Competition in which Broadway’s best spread messages of unity, hope and resilience through satire, song and dance. The 28th edition took place December 5 and 6, 2016 and celebrated six weeks of dedicated fundraising from 55 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national … Continue reading




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