The Heart of the Matter

POV Season 7
  • Feature Film
  • 1994
From Cosmopolitan to condom commercials, from pulpits to Planned Parenthood, young women are getting mixed messages about sex and sexually transmitted diseases. This gripping story of one HIV-positive African American woman — echoed by mothers, daughters, social workers and clerics — cuts through the contradictions and opens a window on understanding women's sexuality in the age of AIDS.

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Film Credits

  • Amber Hollibaugh
  • Gini Retickler