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...

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...

Being Single

At thirty, I can honestly say for the first time in my life that I am happy. I have a great job, a growing...

Love & the Whole Truth

I can honestly say that I have never been in love before. Don’t get me wrong, I have been in a lot of “lust”...

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...

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...

The Writing on the Wall

Have you ever been told about how there are usually tons of “red flags” before something bad or adverse happens? That you can see...

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...

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...

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Storytelling & Hep B

Changing the Conversation A new storytelling campaign puts a human face on hep B by Larry Buhl Healthcare professionals agree that stigma around hepatitis is the biggest...

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