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...

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...

Dying of AIDS

RightNowThisVerySecond we are playing gospel music at full volume. Which is not very loud. I have my cell phone plugged into the wall and...

These Are the Facts

So this is the thing…you can’t tell who has HIV by looking. That we already know. That we learned in primary school in the...

Ode to Craigslist Personals

Creating Something Perfect An ode to Craigslist personals by Corey Saucier In 2011 there was a documentary released called Craigslist Joe, where the titular everyman, a skinny...

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...

Lying on Instagram: Have We Made Living with AIDS Look Too...

Last week I got a letter from the government asking me to re-certify that I am disabled, and I am shook. Oh, yeah, by...

Be Kind

I am standing in front of my bathroom mirror. I have two 100-watt “Ultra White Natural Light” light bulbs just above my vanity, so that...

Rewriting Your Story

Time Loops Who would you be if you could bend time and space and rewrite yourself from scratch? by Corey Saucier If there were another you, in...

Pretending to Be Gay

This is why we are beautiful... Not many people know this, but death is a gentle deity designed to be tamed. It is not a...

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