Why I Started A&U

December was the month, and the year was 1991; I’d have to refer to an old calendar to find out when “Set Adrift on...

We Care—We Are the AIDS Community!

Thanks for Everything! Not to be maudlin, but by the first week of October I felt I deserved a pity party or at least a...

Blood Simple

One day there won’t be a virus known as HIV and the last person living with AIDS will have died, not from the disease...

Keeping Our Heads Above Water

Sounds fishy to me! As we go to press, the Olympics are winding down and the suffering of tens of thousands of lives in...

Conventional Speech

Atlantan Daniel Driffin, a gay Black man living with HIV, spoke at the 2016 Democratic National Convention to support the Presidential nomination of Hillary...

Gun Control as Public Health

Then & Now by David Waggoner Just when a few of A&U’s staff said they might skip Pride this year, Orlando happened. The Pulse nightclub in...

Age Is Just a Number

Justice comes in many forms, and one of them, dare I say, is aging well with HIV. When I think back on all the...

Mayday, Mayday!

Maybe it’s me, but doesn’t it seem odd that Charlie Sheen is no longer making headlines now that the announcement of his HIV status...

Longtime Discussion

As we went to press, another month goes by where the political campaigns on both sides of the aisle, with few exceptions, continue to...

Children of the Revolution

Many moons ago, my father served as an intelligence officer, even briefing President John F. Kennedy during the tense days of the Cuban Missile...

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HIV & Isolation: Who Me?

Here I am, back in my hometown for eight years now. I don’t regret the move, per se, but it has presented me with...

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