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Smart and sexy video: it's about knowing your status

Monday, 11 November 2013 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // Dating, Movies, Arts and Entertainment, Gay Men, Sexual Health, Health, Lifestyle, Living with HIV, Population Specific , Sex and Sexuality , Revolving Door, Guest Authors

From Impulse Group and The Advisorie, comes this artistic and educational short, a sexy portrayal of a couple taking the next step in their relationship, and the influence that knowledge, communication and compassion has on their deeper connection.

Smart and sexy video: it's about knowing your status

Why not know? Why not ask? Why not tell?

Impulse Group teamed up with Tastemaker, John Saint-Denis of the Advisorie Group, (; Producer, Chris Rallo; and Director, Nino Mancuso; known for their artistic digital short films that bring story to life. This short highlights the journey from a break-up to knowing one's HIV status to communicating that status. And of course, love and compassion prevail.

Parker, played by Kyle Heinen, finds that love in his unlikely nerdy co-worker, Billy, played by Namir Nasir.

Additional cast includes: Tim Lee, Daniel Del Valle, John Saint-Denis, Eli Davis, Daniel Gradias and Jessica Piersee.

YouTube heartthrob, Eli Lieb of Los Angeles donated his haunting cover of Rihanna's 'Stay' to the film. Download the music at

Impulse Group Team: Jose Ramos, Michael Eisman, Kevin Pak and Christian Arenas

Saint-Denis, Rallo, and Mancuso are also known for their short film series following the character of Paolo, played by Peter Calandra in Il Palazzo ( and The Paris Flat (