Dear CDC: Let’s End the Epidemic by Addressing Racial Disparities

Dear CDC Let's end the epidemic by addressing racial disparities by George M. Johnson It’s been thirty-plus years of the HIV epidemic and although we are nowhere...

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...

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...

Self-Care & My Struggle with Self-Pleasure

My Struggle with Self-Pleasure Self-care is an act of becoming by George M. Johnson Earlier this year I wrote a story disclosing my HIV status to the...

HIV Self-Care & Mental Health

Checking In As part of your HIV self-care, take steps to address your mental health by George M. Johnson I finally went to see a therapist. For Black...

Am I a Faggot?

Finally the day had come. I had waited four months since her announcement at the SuperBowl and I wasn’t going to disappoint. As I...

Say Their Names

Say Their Names From slavery to HIV to death by police, the normalization of Black death needs to stop by George M. Johnson Philando Castile. Say his...

Spiritual Not Religious

Black LGBTQ folks are often trying to find a place that they can call home. For us, it can be a tough task when...

Switching Fears

With new treatments, and advancements, HIV has now become a manageable and treatable chronic condition. From thirty pills a day, to thirty different pills...

Time for Therapy

The burdens of being a public figure some days are heavy. In addition to being a full-time journalist, I’m also an avid LGBTQ activist,...

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