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Ronn Rucker raised a ruckus! This man started the first HIV anonymous test site in the world...in the world! His name is Dr. Ronn Rucker,...

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A few years ago, I had a doctor’s appointment and as usual my Pastor and his wife took me to my appointment. Now, everyone...

The Walking Cure

Frontdesk by David Waggoner August carries a lot of mixed emotions for me. For one thing, it’s the month I was first diagnosed with AIDS. For...

All in the Family

Frontdesk by David Waggoner November is a month when we have to decide to which candidates we give our votes. Sometimes, as we all know, we...

Ice Cream Diets

I keep strange hours lately. Trying to get something out of my system I guess…. It is 2 a.m. in my favorite part of...

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...

Nicholas Downs

I’m up over Downs! That’s Nicholas Downs my lovelies. Mutual friends introduced us some months ago at an APLA event and we cottoned instantly. An...

The Writing on the Wall

Have you ever been told about how there are usually tons of “red flags” before something bad or adverse happens? That you can see...

Things We Don’t Say Out Loud

This is the truth. I’m still terrified of dying of AIDS. I’ve been HIV-positive for fifteen years. And over those fifteen revolutions around the...

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