Review: Family Tree
Mojisola Adebayo’s Family Tree unburies the life and legacy of Henrietta Lacks, whose cells transformed the trajectory of medical research.
Review: Live To Tell: (A Proposal For) The Madonna Jukebox Musical
Live to Tell is a meta, satirical but deeply personal account of HIV, with the Queen of Pop used as a representation of transformation
Derek Jarman: PROTEST! Art and Activism collide at Manchester Art Gallery
Sarah Taylor reviews Manchester Art Gallery’s retrospective exhibition on the life and works of prolific filmmaker, artist, and activist Derek Jarman.
Review: First Time
Head of Culture Michal Wasilewski reviews First Time at Contact Theatre – written by and starring Nathaniel Hall
Nathaniel Hall on First Time, It’s a Sin, and living with HIV
Managing Editor Michal Wasilewksi talks to Nathaniel Hall about his show First Time, TV drama It’s a Sin, and personal experiences with HIV
HIV infection from needle attacks: How likely is it?
Which rumours can be diffused and which demand more clarity on the supposed links between needle spiking and HIV?
It’s a Sin: Youth, freedom and AIDS in 1980s London
Channel 4’s newest series, It’s a Sin, is a compelling portrait of 1980s gay youth, sexual freedom and the beginnings of HIV epidemic
Review: Mother Tongue and Riot Act
Jess Johnstone reviews UMDS’ double bill of Mother Tongue and Riot Act at Tribeca Bar
HIV-1 remission achieved in second patient
For the second time in history, HIV remission has been achieved in a human patient using a combination of chemotherapy and stem cell transplants
Review: ‘First Time’
Evie Appleson reviews ‘First Time’, Nathaniel Hall’s solo performance that tackles a difficult subject
Council plans to end new transmissions of HIV within a generation
Leaders in Greater Manchester reaffirm ambitious commitment to end all new cases of HIV for the next 25 years
First Time: Nathaniel Hall breaks stigma surrounding HIV
Actor and writer Nathaniel Hall talks to Issy Bolitho about his upcoming one-man play that is set to start an honest conversation about being HIV-positive.
The LGBTQ+ society gives students free HIV tests in the SU
The Mancunion talks to the university’s LGBTQ+ society about World AIDS Day and the importance of knowing your status
Hope on World AIDS Day
James Huyton talks of the continued hope in the light of World AIDS Day
AIDS-related deaths could be reduced with anti-fungal drugs
On-going research in early diagnosis and correct treatment of fungal infections suggests many lives could be saved amongst HIV/AIDS sufferers
The dark side of the pharmaceutical industry
There is a disconnect between the price that drugs take to develop and the price that they are sold for
Manchester students hear the real stories behind the HIV pandemic from young people living with HIV
“Student Stop AIDS” comes to Manchester