Just*in Time: HIV & the Military

Since I’m a veteran of the military (a disabled Air Force vet) there are several dates throughout the year that touch me: Memorial Day,...

Choices: A New Take on the Use of Condoms in the...

Choices A new take on the use of condoms in the age of PrEP by John Francis Leonard I find myself, as a gay man with HIV,...

Family Values & Generational AIDS Advocacy

Just mention grandmothers and AIDS and one thinks immediately of the pandemic in South Africa and other countries on that continent. Grandmothers empowered themselves...

The View from Down Here

Around the first of April of this year, I began using a wheelchair when I leave the apartment. This was an inevitability that I...

Just*in Time: Life Is Not Over

I find that a lot of newly diagnosed people living with HIV believe that their life is over. I said it before that, when...

Rewriting Your Story

Time Loops Who would you be if you could bend time and space and rewrite yourself from scratch? by Corey Saucier If there were another you, in...

Dawn Averitt: Advocate

My dear precious poodles— Did you see the film Wild, with Reese Witherspoon, a few years back?! It’s a biopic about a young girl hiking...

The Second Adolescence

At the age of thirty-two I’m now only starting to feel like I am making the best decisions of my life as an adult....

Love in the Time of Long-Term Surviving

Someday He'll Come Along Love, if it happens, would be the cherry on the cake; if not, i still have cake! by John Francis Leonard So much...

Jump In!

Jump! Jump—for my love! When I saw on social media that The Pointer Sisters performed at AIDS Walk New York last month, I was...

LATEST POSTS

An Aspirin A Day May Keep HIV Away

The Journal of the International AIDS Society (JIAS) has published the results of a study conducted by researchers from the universities of Manitoba, Waterloo...

Pride In Spite of It All

Let’s Talk About PrEP