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Meet Tommy, My Tumor When you are a long-term survivor, it's always one thing after another by Hank Trout Sickness will surely take the mind Where minds can’t...

Just*in Time: September 2017

Dear Justin, I’m very scared; I don’t know who to talk to. I don’t like using condoms but I am on PrEP. So, I’ve protected...

Dear Dan Savage

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Checking In As part of your HIV self-care, take steps to address your mental health by George M. Johnson I finally went to see a therapist. For Black...

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Beyond the Blood Ban

It’s been seventeen years since President Clinton first declared June to be Pride Month in the United States, commemorating and highlighting the historical achievements...

Carver Duncan: Advocate

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A Top Ten List

I am emotionally, physically, spiritually, and mentally spent. So let’s keep it light. No long, lyrical extended metaphors this month. No highly stylized short...

Detecting Stigma

Soon after I began writing for A&U last year, my editor informed me that I would also be, partly, responsible for promoting my own...

Why We Should Still Be Reading & Writing About AIDS

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