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Once upon a time there were many voices in Congress like Barney Frank’s: pertinent, blunt, outspoken. Tip O’Neill, Robert Byrd, Bob Dole, Hubert Humphrey,...

Being Public & Positive

Being Public Though i’m out about my positive status, i still deal with the intricacies of disclosure by George M. Johnson When I tested positive back in...

Just*in Time: October 2017: Staying Healthy in a Natural Disaster

In public health we know that when a natural disaster occurs it affects people living with chronic illnesses. HIV/AIDS itself is a disaster and...

Jairo Flores D’l Carpio: Advocate

His vibrant name could be a fitting moniker for a foreign sports car. “Here’s your snoopy reporter, Ruby Comer, cruising the streets in my...

Klare DaValle: Advocate

Pinch me. Tell me this is not a dream! My Los Angeles girlfriend Klare DaValle and I are sipping Jose Cuervo on the Costa del...

Making the End of AIDS a Reality

Simply put, “AIDS ain’t over…yet.” But there has been enough good news lately, that I’d like to offer kudos to the hundreds of thousands...

Tears & T Cells

Tears & T Cells My diagnosis was a quiet bomb, but the aftershocks still resound by John Francis Leonard Well, as you know, I have your...

Meet Tommy, My Tumor

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

Dear Dan Savage When two opinion columnists have different audiences and considerably different payscales by Corey Saucier I was going to write a rant against Dan Savage....

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