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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

The Side Effects

It’s been about four years since I started taking HIV medications and I absolutely hated it. I remember when I first started taking the...

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...

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...

What’s Your Status?

I remember being in my twenties and being so afraid to ever be asked this question. The question just seemed so loaded in the...

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...

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