Toward a New Definition of “Survivor”

Like many of our fiercest advocates and activists, I have complained that we Long-Term Survivors of HIV/AIDS are almost universally neglected in our governments’...

Mitchell Anderson

Ruby's Rap by Ruby Comer Mitchell Anderson I miss Karen Carpenter. Every time I hear her angelic voice on a recording it soothes and stimulates my...

Depression & HIV

Every Forty Seconds We need to raise awareness about the other epidemic—depression by Joshua Middleton I am HIV-positive and, yes, I also live with depression. That’s right,...

Michelle Hendley

Groundbreaker.” “First-rate.” “Superlative debut performance.” The critics have sung the praises for actress Michelle Hendley for her luminous appearance in the quirky dreamy film,...

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...

Spontaneous Human Combustion

I think I am going to burn myself out of existence. There is a thing called Spontaneous Human Combustion: Where a person is fine...

Love & the Whole Truth

I can honestly say that I have never been in love before. Don’t get me wrong, I have been in a lot of “lust”...

Fighting for Our Lives—Again!: Blog by Hank Trout

Last night, on a gloriously warm moonlit Wednesday, 9 November, I marched with thousands of other people in a candlelit anti-Trump rally here in...

The Neglect of Survivors Must End

Everyone knows the statistics: More than half of the 1,300,000 people in the U.S. living with HIV are over the age of fifty; by 2020...

Just*in Time: January 2015

Just*in Time by Justin B. Terry-Smith   I came across your video on the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test. I took this test three times after my possible...

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