71 minutes | Sep 4th 2017

Episode 020: The Catharsis Project

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. Follow Thomas Davis & The Catharsis Project: The Catharsis Project Website Thomas Davis on Instagram The Catharsis Project on Instagram The Catharsis Project on Facebook Thomas Davis on twitter The Catharsis Project on YouTube Links Mentioned: https://melmagazine.com/cuddle-parties-and-the-death-of-platonic-male-touch-596048c79745 Join the conversation: TakeBackYourSex@gmail.com Be sure to check out the blog at Take Back Your Sex  follow us on Instagram: Take Back Your Sex Twitter: @TakeBackYourSex
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