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To Cut or Not to Cut

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A Fight for Community Connections

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Oh, bollocks! My car, Mother Lincoln, is at Pep Boy’s again. Now I have to depend on my honey, Rudy, to drive me to my appointment today. Running late per usual, I’m still in the shower and luxuriating...

Be the Trumpet

Is it just me or do people really see what I see? Do people really understand that after fifty years of HIV in America...

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Hooked

When I packed my belongings and escaped Los Angeles for my hometown, I needed a break. A break from an unhealthy and dysfunctional life....

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Ruby's Rap by Ruby Comer Surely one of the most difficult things in the world to do is visit someone in the hospital who knows...

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OMG, he was in the stage show, Bye Bye Birdie!” I scream with frenzy to myself as I scan over Cole Doman’s resume after...

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