Our Story, Our Time

Our Story, Our Time

The Orgasm Outside of Sex

I hated my life. To the outside world, I was a twenty-eight-year-old mover and shaker. I was a young black man, with two degrees...

When the Mask Comes Off

Many of us walk this earth as wounded warriors. Battered by the blows of society’s devaluation of the black body while we fight against...

Web Savvy

I remember the days a few years back when I was nervous about reading about anything HIV-related. I would literally wait until the late...

The Unjust Demand to Disclose

Ready? Disclose Everything! No one reveals personal information at the drop of a hat, so why should we? by George M. Johnson I’ve recently had conversations and...

I Am Giovanni

This should go without saying, but in 2017 it seems that nothing can be left off the table in terms of what should and...

HIV Is a Preexisting Condition

It is a scary time to be living in a world where HIV funding could ever be up for debate. Thirty-six years removed from...

This Year

Every year like clockwork, the collective world sits around and lists their New Year’s Resolutions that they are going to bring into the next...

Learning I Wasn’t Transgender

It is easy to be something you are not when you don’t have the knowledge and understanding that anything else exists. It has taken...

Dear FDA

Let me clear my throat for this one. For months I’ve been mulling over whether I wanted to write about this subject or if...

CBO & ASO & HIV Burnout

Community-based organizations and AIDS service organizations have been staples in the fight against HIV for going on thirty-plus years. They were some of the...

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Meet Raymond Luczak, A&U’s New Fiction Editor

We are thrilled to welcome esteemed writer Raymond Luczak to our team as fiction editor. Raymond has been with the magazine from issue one—no...

Alan Ramírez: Advocate