Publisher description for Positive/negative : women of color and HIV/AIDS : a collection of plays / edited by Imani Harrington & Chyrell D. Bellamy.


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This collection of plays creatively explores the HIV/AIDS crisis, especially as it is experienced by women within communities of color in the U.S. Postive/Negative explores both individual and community issues, ranging from deeply personal reck-onings with grief and anger to the broader institutional problems of homophobia, poverty, racism, sexism, and access to health care.

Playwrights include Shay Youngblood, Imani Harrington, Sandra Rodriquez, Candido Tirado, Marijo, Mario Golden, Chiori Miyagawa, Michael John Garcès, Migdalia Cruz, Carmen Rivera, and Alfonso Ramirez.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: AIDS (Disease) Patients Drama, American drama Minority authors, Women United States Drama, American drama Women authors, American drama 20th century, HIV-positive women Drama, Minority women Drama, Ethnic groups Drama, Minorities Drama