Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews BALABAN a rare queer drama from Kazakhstan

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  Balaban is the touching story of the coming-of-age relationship between two teenage HIV-positive girls in Kazakhstan and their journey toward freedom and love. Based on real-life events, writer and director Aysulu Onaran highlights the case of 160 children who were infected with HIV during blood transfusions in Kazakhstan in 2006 when untested blood was … Continue reading

Queerguru’s José Mayorga gives a Guatemalan take on the new excellent new Irish doc “How To Tell A Secret”

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WHEN LIVING WITH HIV IS A BLESSING IN DISGUISE In present-day Ireland, many people are silent about their HIV status because society has silenced them,  not only in Ireland, but in Guatemala and other countries, there is no education on the subject, and silence reigns, not to mention vulnerable points along the medicine supply chain … Continue reading

Robbie Lawlor enthuses about the excellent HOW TO TELL A SECRET which he ‘stars’ in

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PS You can read Queerguru’s full review of  How To Tell A Secret HERE

Queerguru reviews ‘HOW TO TELL A SECRET’ how millennials deal with HIV in a contemporary Ireland

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  Over the past few years, QUEERGURU has sat through and reviewed 40 feature films that touch on HIV and/or AIDS.  The pandemic of the 1980s and 1990s totally devastated the LGBTQ+ community and became the single largest factor in reshaping our future.  As a queer media that prides itself in its mission to ensure … Continue reading

PAWS N’ EFFECT: Unleash the power of a dog’s unconditional love for people with HIV+

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  TPAN was founded in 1987 as the Test Positive Aware Network during the height of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. It was a place for HIV-positive people to share vital information and find peer-support, in a time when fear, misinformation, and rampant discrimination in the healthcare system contributed to countless lives lost. To address a painful … Continue reading

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