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...

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...

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...

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...

Why I Build Upon AIDS Activism’s Past

The Stone Refused Why I build upon AIDS activism's past by George M. Johnson I was recently watching a video that I was tagged in by a...

Dating in the Deficit

Deficit: the amount by which something, especially a sum of money, is too small. If perfect dating as whole were $1.00, then dating as a...

Listen Closely

It’s September 18, 2015, about 2 a.m. and I am tired as hell. When this day started, I never thought it would end with...

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