Episode 020: The Catharsis Project

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Quickie Before the Guest: Cuddle Parties and the Death of the Platonic Male Touch by C Brian Smith. Our thoughts and experiences with cuddle parties.

About this Week's Guest: Thomas Davis- HIV advocate, Dancer, and choreographer, creator of The Catharsis Project, Coordinator on UCLA research project #dancer #livingwithhiv #ATNcares

Things Discussed in this episode: Living life as a gay man of color. When Thomas found out he had HIV and how it has affected his life and relationships. A brief history of HIV and Aids and how things have changed from the late 80’s to now. The fact that aids used to be seen as a ‘gay white man’s disease’ which contribute to people of colors erasure. Storytelling through dance with the Catharsis Project to help change the way we look at Aids & to keep the stories from older generations alive.

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