Third B.A.R. Talks panel focus on news coverage of HIV/AIDS

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Sunday June 27, 2021
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Liz Highleyman, Guy Clark, and Tom Burtch
Liz Highleyman, Guy Clark, and Tom Burtch

'B.A.R. Talks 3: AIDS/HIV in Print,' the third of the Bay Area Reporter's monthly 50th anniversary online panels, will feature Liz Highleyman, Tom Burtch and Guy Clark, who will discuss the paper's decades of coverage of the AIDS pandemic, and their own experiences, online July 1.

Veteran HIV reporter Liz Highleyman shares her perspectives on covering the news aspect of HIV/AIDS.

Tom Burtch, the creator of The Obituary Project, shares how his personal archival search for members of the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus lost to AIDS became a much larger project.

Guy Clark, a longtime gay resident of San Francisco who's also a popular florist featured in David Weissman's acclaimed documentary We Were Here, will share his personal memories.

Digging deeper than the notable "No Obits" headline that made news around the world, the panel will be moerated by B.A.R. Arts & Nightlife Editor and panel producer Jim Provenzano.

The panel will be live on July 1 at 6pm PT, and also archived on our Facebook and YouTube pages at:|

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