Bright Lights, Small City

Bright Lights, Small City

Long-Lost Friends

Full Circle Finally I had the courage to return to the city where I lost my friends by John Francis Leonard A few months ago I made...

My Friend Is Newly Diagnosed, But He Is Resisting Treatment

You Can Lead a Horse to Water How do you help someone who just won't accept it? by John Francis Leonard In my July column, I told...

Quitting Smoking

I'm Coming Out After the battles quieted, there was still the smoke by John Francis Leonard I’ve fought many a personal battle in the past fourteen or...

Aging with HIV: Carrying the Banner

Carrying the Banner Aging with HIV is no joke, but the past anchors my future by John Francis Leonard Forty-eight. I’m turning forty-eight-years-old and it gives me...

Protecting My Sexual Health & My Heart’s Desires

Acceptable Risk Turning the tables to protect my sexual health and my heart's desires by John Francis Leonard The last thing I wanted to do this month...

Contracting HIV: My Story

I'll Always Have Paris Coming to terms with one's own seroconversion by John Francis Leonard I’d been so careful for so long. Safe sex was being marketed...

Undetectable=Untransmittable: Now What?

Well, it’s finally here. I, and many of us, have been waiting for it with bated breath. Another study, this one much more conclusive,...

Fighting HIV Isolation (One Belly Rub at a Time)

In From the Cold How a stray cat changed the game by John Francis Leonard I love animals. In particular, I love dogs. Cats, however, not so...

Reaching Out When You’re Newly Diagnosed

A Friend in Need Reaching out when you're newly diagnosed by John Francis Leonard As I’ve discussed before, I’ve left a full-time and stressful career behind me...

Dating Apps, Disclosure & HIV

Oops, I Forgot One Little Thing My New Normal by John Francis Leonard So, I’ve taken that leap and faced the inevitable. In this modern age, an...

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