What They Said: Joan Shenton

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“What has happened is that the gay community is suppressing anything that could make the wider community question whether or not it isn’t the gay community that is endangering its own people.”   –Joan Shenton [On “London Live” addressing the second forced removal of short documentary about long term HIV positive survivors, “Positive Hell,” from a …

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Film About Survival Without HIV Drugs Removed From Portobello Film Festival After Threats From Buzzfeed

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By Elizabeth Ely   In Film Festivals, Who Gets to Tell Their Story?   Joan Shenton and Andi Reiss’ film Positive Hell has again been removed from a film festival–this time the Portobello Film Festival in London. It chronicles five people’s experience following an HIV “diagnosis,” and their choice to exit the HIV/AIDS Pharmceutical State in the …

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