William Madison: Ally

Madeline Kahn did not have kids, but she gave birth to many memorable characters. There was the ditzy control freak Eunice Burns in What’s...

Just*in Time: February 2017

In this column, I’ve decided to address slut-shaming—trying to make someone feel bad for what is perceived as having “too much” sex or the...

Be Not Ashamed

Be not ashamed. We are all flawed, broken, and imperfect. But beautiful you will be, and beautiful you are... Shout out to all the blue-eyed White boys...

My Friend Is Newly Diagnosed, But He Is Resisting Treatment

You Can Lead a Horse to Water How do you help someone who just won't accept it? by John Francis Leonard In my July column, I told...

Dear CDC: Let’s End the Epidemic by Addressing Racial Disparities

Dear CDC Let's end the epidemic by addressing racial disparities by George M. Johnson It’s been thirty-plus years of the HIV epidemic and although we are nowhere...

More Than Ever We Need Speak Up as the HIV Community

For the past week or so, as executive orders fly out of the Oval Office at a rapid pace, I’ve realized that now more...

Jimmy Fowlie: Advocate

Go Go Boy…” is all I saw and I froze right there. Scanning the Internet one evening it was those words alone that hooked...

Just*in Time: January 2017

Justin— Been a while since we last chatted. I am really interested in surrogacy, as I want a child of my own. As I explained...

Quitting Smoking

I'm Coming Out After the battles quieted, there was still the smoke by John Francis Leonard I’ve fought many a personal battle in the past fourteen or...

Why I Build Upon AIDS Activism’s Past

The Stone Refused Why I build upon AIDS activism's past by George M. Johnson I was recently watching a video that I was tagged in by a...