507 posts categorized "AIDS"

Sep 30 2020
Wrestler Gets Freaky + Sheriff Contradicts Trump + Man Cured Of HIV Dies Of Cancer + Mask Scofflaws + Justice For Murdered Activist + The Real Harold From BOYS IN THE BAND + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: It's about a foot.

BELOW: Keep reading for a naked wrestler, Trump's debate disaster, Tim Scott's approval of racism, Trump's mask outlaws, the real-life inspiration for Harold in The Boys in the Band and more ...

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Sep 03 2020
TWUNK DADDY Anderson Cooper Vows Revenge + Biden In Kenosha + Justice For Daniel Prude + GODFATHER III Returns + TRUMPTY DUMPTY WANTED A CROWN + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: If you're not following AIDS Memorial ... why?

BELOW: Keep reading for Anderson Cooper's vow, Biden in Kenosha, justice for Daniel Prude, return of The Godfather Part III and more ...

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Aug 31 2020
Lethal Selfies + Men In Kilts Calendar + Gay Couple's Foreign Born Kid = American + MELANIE & ME Arrives + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Andrew is in the best shape of his life.

BELOW: Keep reading for Trump's excuses for Rittenhouse, a calendar of kilts and more ...

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Aug 29 2020
DNA Lottery Winner + Missing Chadwick Boseman + New Trump Book's All The RAGE + Trump's Sis Agrees Ivanka's A C-Word + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Heartbreaking.

BELOW: DNA winner, murderer of a gay man freed, remembering Dorian Corey & Lori Nelson, Mary Trump dish and more ...

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Aug 25 2020
Henry Cavill As Sherlock Holmes + The Rise Of Gay Incels + RNC Tanking + Randy Rainbow Again Apologizes + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Happy 56th, Blair Underwood! Follow Gr8erDays here.

BELOW: Henry Cavill, the disastrous RNC, the rise of gaycels and more ...

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Aug 08 2020
Disney+ Streams HOWARD, About The Gay Lyricist Who Gave A Mermaid Her Voice Comments (0)

Howard-ashman-gay-aids-disney-plus-boyculture-documentary“To our friend Howard, who gave a mermaid her voice and a beast his soul ... ” (Image via Disney+)

Streaming from August 7 on Disney+, Howard is a documentary about the late, great Howard Ashman (1950-1991), the playwright and lyricist whose genius work on The Little Mermaid (1989) and Beauty and the Beast (1991) made him a Disney legend ahead of his untimely death from AIDS complications.

Watch the trailer below ...

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Aug 04 2020
GAME OF BONES + Black Family Cuffed + Trump Dithers On COVID-19 Stats + Unreleased Tom Moulton Mixes + MORE! —12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: You can still watch Broadway Bares, but you'll need to take a rain check on “Rotation.”

BELOW: Keep reading for a Fire island gay old time, Kit Harington's adjustment, Trump's most doddering interview yet and more ...

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Jul 29 2020
Remembering Artie: An Appreciation Of Pioneering Gay Filmmaker Arthur J. Bressan Jr. Comments (0)

Arthur-bressan-gay-boycultureArthur J. Bressan Jr. — May 27, 1943-July 28, 1987 (Image via Facebook)

The following is an appreciation of pioneering gay filmmaker Arthur J. Bressan Jr. (May 27, 1943-July 29, 1987) written by LGBT historian Michael Bronski:

Editor’s Note: One of the pioneers of independent gay cinema in the 1970s and ‘80s, Arthur J. Bressan Jr. is best known for his devastating 1985 drama, Buddies (the first feature film about AIDS) and his groundbreaking 1977 film Gay USA (the first documentary by and about LGBT people). Working across multiple genres including documentary, narrative, adult and short-form filmmaking, Bressan’s boldness and artistry as a writer-director earned him both acclaim and controversy over the course of his decade-long filmmaking career. Bressan died of AIDS in 1987. The majority of his films have long been unavailable. The Bressan Project is currently undertaking efforts to preserve and make them available once again and has now re-released Buddies, Gay USA and his 1974 debut feature, Passing Strangers. Bressan’s 1979 feature Forbidden Letters will also be available via the PinkLabel.tv platform starting August 22.

Artie Bressan and I were friends. The sort of friends that did not see one another a lot — we lived in different cities — but who kept in touch frequently. When he came to Boston, usually to promote a new film, he always stayed with my lover Walta Borawski and me in our Harvard Square rent-controlled apartment. We hung out the few times I visited San Francisco in the late 1970s and he took delight in introducing me to his favorite places, from Hamburger Mary’s to used record shops. (I had already discovered the plethora of backroom bookshops on Castro Street.)

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