Saturday, November 25, 2017

Here Are The Nominees for POZ Magazine's 2nd Annual POZ Awards - VOTE NOW!

POZ Magazine is honoring the best representations of HIV/AIDS in media and culture. The 2nd Annual POZ Awards kicked off a few weeks ago but you still have until World AIDS Day on Dec 1, 2017 to cast your votes!

Here are the nominees:

Best Celebrity Advocate
  • Jussie Smollett
  • Eric Leonardos
  • Annie Lennox
  • Prince Harry
  • Charlize Theron 
  • Elizabeth Taylor’s Grandchildren 

Best in Film or Television
  • 120 Beats Per Minute
  • After Louie
  • Diana, Our Mother
  • When We Rise
  • Paris 05:59: Théo & Hugo
  • Finding Prince Charming

Best Actor or Actress in Film and Television
  • Guy Pearce, When We Rise
  • Alan Cumming, After Louie
  • Ivory Aquino, When We Rise
  • François Nambot, Paris 05:59: Théo & Hugo
  • Michael Kenneth Williams, When We Rise

Best Video Series
  • The PrEP Project
  • Daddyhunt: The Serial (Season Two)
  • PrEP17

Best in Performing and Visual Arts
  • AIDS at Home: Art and Everyday Activism (The Museum of the City of New York)
  • Broadway Bares (Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS)
  • Compulsive Practice (Visual AIDS)
  • A Day with HIV (Test Positive Aware Network)
  • Falsettos (Walter Kerr Theater, NYC)
  • Angels in America (National Theatre, Great Britain)

Best in Literature, Fiction and Nonfiction
  • The Angel of History (Rabih Alameddine)
  • How to Survive a Plague (David France)
  • The Pox Lover (Anne-christine d’Adesky)
  • When We Rise (Cleve Jones)
  • Somebody to Love: The Life, Death and Legacy of Freddie Mercury (Matt Richards and Mark Langthorne)

Best Media Campaign for People Living With HIV
  • “Revelation” (AIDES, France)
  • “What’s Your Positive Message?” (Rise Up to HIV)
  • “U=U” (Prevention Access Campaign)
  • “#StaySure” (City of New York)
  • “DCTakesOnHIV” (Washington, DC, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD and TB Administration [HAHSTA])

Best HIV Prevention Media Campaign
  • “F*ck w/out Fear” (Los Angeles LGBT Center)
  • “PrEP4Love” (Chicago PrEP Working Group)
  • “Start Talking. Stop HIV.” (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

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