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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Making 2018 Your Year

It’s December already. It’s unbelievable that just a year ago, Donald Trump was elected President of the United States and many of us didn’t...

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I am standing in front of my bathroom mirror. I have two 100-watt “Ultra White Natural Light” light bulbs just above my vanity, so that...

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