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...

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...

Two Girls, One Pond

I met Kiva my second year in college…he was blond at the time, and devastatingly beautiful. Beautiful the way that only nineteen year-olds can...

What the Brightest Minds Say

I’m in the hospital again. I say again, because I am always in the hospital. Well not always, but often enough. I’ve had hip...

Playing Dress Up

I like to dress up for sex. The 70’s is my favorite era; so I am wearing a well-worn baseball cap, high white cotton...

A Collection of Attributes

Brave New World by Corey Saucier I am black, gay, poor, and HIV-positive. In most circles these are not the most beautiful things a person can...

The Allure of Time Travel

So I downloaded one of those apps two weeks ago. You know the ones….All the cool kids are saying that staring at faceless torsos with spiffy profile names on sweat covered iPhones is the only way to meet an eligible bachelor.

My First Date with Magic Johnson

Brave New World by Corey Saucier My First Date with Magic Johnson There are some things we just shouldn't have to say You know they already have a...

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...

Dodging Responsibility

My best friend says that I am exhibiting “drug seeking behavior.” This is something that people who don’t use drugs say to people who...

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Nancy Ledins: Advocate

Unwanted hair is a drag, especially when it propagates on the upper lip of a classy woman like myself. A moustache I don’t need!...