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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

If You Stand for Nothing

One of the luxuries of the full-time career I left behind some years ago was dental coverage. Luckily, until recently anyway, I’d never even...

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