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Thanks for Everything! Not to be maudlin, but by the first week of October I felt I deserved a pity party or at least a...

Shirley Beth Newbery

Ruby's Rap by Ruby Comer Shirley Beth Newbery Shirley Beth Newbery (she goes by Beth) is from jolly ol’ U.K. and yours truly is from the good...

I Didn’t Become a Long-Term Survivor by Keeping My Mouth Shut!

I Am My Own Best Advocate Never hesitate to challenge your doctors—you know your body best! by Hank Trout A couple days before Thanksgiving 2016, I woke...

Hanged, Beaten, Burned

Civil rights abuses against LGBT & HIV-positive individuals threaten to put lives at stake Left Field by Patricia Nell Warren As the AIDS epidemic spread across...

Nir Zilberman

Ruby's Rap by Ruby Comer Nir Zilberman I was stunned! My ruby red lips blanched white as I stared at a clothing store’s display window several months...

Surviving Survivor’s Guilt

Over the years, I’ve chatted with many other HIV/AIDS long-term survivors about the myriad complications of being among the “AIDS Generation,” those of us...

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter.” This is probably neither the time nor the place (nor the magazine) to be painting my face black with engine oil...

Enrique Sapene

Ruby's Rap by Ruby Comer Happy trails to you….” As I sing this standard, I see horses trotting down the country lane, clippetty-clopp, clippetty-clopp, with...

Just*in Time: April 2016

Justin— This is in response to the expected HIV infections in the Black Gay population that I saw in one of your posts. It cited...
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One Bad Day

Brave New World by Corey Saucier One Bad Day Sometimes a fight is just a fight, and sometimes it's not So we broke up—“we” being my boyfriend and...

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Novel Cure Research Supported by amfAR

Deciphering the Puzzle A new round of amfAR's Countdown to a Cure initiative grants support novel cure research by Jeannie Wraight amfAR has awarded a new round...

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