AIDS

HBO’s Adaptation of ‘The Normal Heart’ Filming in Little Italy Today

Posted June 11, 2013 at 9:35 am

For the second consecutive day, HBO film crews will be shooting scenes in Little Italy for the film adaptation of Larry Kramer’s classic, The Normal Heart. We spotted the token “no parking” signs all over Elizabeth Street south of Houston. Larry Kramer is a writer, playwright, and HIV/AIDS activist who co-founded the Gay Men’s Health […]

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Macy’s Co-Opts AIDS Anthem to Sell Jewelry

Last modified January 17, 2013 at 12:09 am

It’s that time of year again. Christmas trees are getting decorated, menorahs are being lit (and driven around town), and people all around the world are dying of AIDS. Wait, what?! For its newest commercial, Macy’s, the department store synonymous with holiday parades and miracles on 34th Street, has co-opted a song from a musical […]

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