A podcast from the intersection of art, AIDS, and activism. Season 1 highlights Strip AIDS 2020, a series of new comics addressing contemporary aspects of the ongoing HIV pandemic. Visual AIDS is a NYC-based non-profit that utilizes art to fight AIDS by provoking dialogue, supporting HIV+ artists, and preserving a legacy, because AIDS is not over.
Strip AIDS 2020 | Paco
Artist and HIV advocate Joey Terrill speaks with Carlo Quispe about comics as a tool for addressing fear and stigma in the gay community. They discuss what has changed—and what hasn’t—since the 1980s, and how comics can offer new forms of representation for queer Latinx communities. Read the comic at visualaids.org/comics
Strip AIDS 2020 | Legalize Positivity
HIV criminalization activist Robert Suttle speaks with Inés Ixierda and Clio Sady about their comic “Legalize Positivity.” Together, they discuss how HIV criminalization codifies stigma, the origins of the prison-industrial complex, and how prisons perpetuate harm. Read the comic at visualaids.org/comics
Strip AIDS 2020 | Just a Pill?
What does it mean to be living well with HIV? Artists J. Amaro and A. Andrews share their thoughts on this question with Johnny Guaylupo, an HIV advocate working with Housing Works. Spoiler: it’s more than just a pill! Read the comic at visualaids.org/comics
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