Community Champions

Community Champions A Conversation with Chuck Panozzo of STYX I am a gay man and a survivor of HIV. I have lived with the struggle of being gay with HIV for quite some time. I was ashamed and stigmatized by my secrets. It’s difficult enough to be different and even…

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Other Event Photos

Other Events Community Dialogue Series: The Black Community Confronts HIV Tuesday, October 24, 2017 (click image to advance through gallery)   Screening of the film, “Thicker Than Blood” Friday, April 25, 2017 with discussion following.   Our new ehibit, 30 Years With ACT UP: DISEASE, ART, HUMAN RESILIANCE, opened with a…

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Let’s Stop HIV Together: A Short Film

“I found out when I was 12 or 13.”
“I’m positive 21 years.”
“I was born HIV-Positive,”
“Anyone can be affected by HIV.”
“HIV is just a virus. It’s the stigma that’s a deadly disease.”
“HIV stigma is rooted in fear of HIV. There are many misconceptions…”
“People with HIV are living lives that are healthy and full.”

An Evening with Cleve Jones

The World AIDS Museum and Educational Center presented An Evening with Cleve Jones on November 10, 2017 as part of the AIDS History Series.

Cleve Jones conceived the AIDS Memorial Quilt at a time when death from AIDS was shameful and hidden.  The 2017 ABC miniseries “When We Rise” was adapted from Mr. Jones’ book When We Rise:  My Life in the Movement.  His book and the miniseries chronicles the real-life personal and political struggles, setbacks, and triumphs of the diverse LGBT activists who played integral roles in pioneering their leg of the US civil rights movement from its infancy.

An Evening with Larry Kramer

The World AIDS Museum and Educational Center Presents an enlightening conversation with ACT UP founder, HIV activist, and author Larry Kramer on the 30th Anniversary of ACT UP. Larry was interviewed by friend and award-winning author Kevin Sessums at The Sunshine Cathedral in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on March 10, 2017. The video begins with a montage of images of of AIDS activism over the years.

Homestead Hospital First to Routinely Screen

“As the first hospital in the state [Florida] to implement these routine HIV and HCV screenings, Homestead Hospital is a trailblazer in Florida,” said Lillian Rivera, R.N., Ph.D., administrator of the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County. “Homestead Hospital’s leadership is helping to change the landscape of this public health epidemic by reaching these patients through routine screenings.”  Read more.

Tapestry Playlist

Virtual Tapestry of Stories To view a list of available videos, click on the three white bars in the upper left-hand corner of the video display below. The videos were made by our collaborator, Community of Lights . You can view the complete playlist here or find it among the created playlists on our…

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The Virtual Tapestry of Stories

Dr. Rosalind Osgood screen cap

The Virtual Tapestry of Stories is the Museum’s audiovisual version of the AIDS Memorial Quilt. It is an interweaving of personal experiences captured in video that inspire and empower those affected by HIV/AIDS. Tapestry videos reveal the depth of impact of the myths and stigma of the disease. Tapestry fortifies our…

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