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...

Beyond the Blood Ban

It’s been seventeen years since President Clinton first declared June to be Pride Month in the United States, commemorating and highlighting the historical achievements...

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...

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...

Being Public & Positive

Being Public Though i’m out about my positive status, i still deal with the intricacies of disclosure by George M. Johnson When I tested positive back in...

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,...

When Your HIV Advocacy Gets Amplified

My Face on Billboards What happens when your HIV advocacy is suddenly thirty-feet high? by George M. Johnson Back in mid-March, I was walking to the train...

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...

On Celebrating the “Posiversary”

In my family we celebrate everything. Christmas, Thanksgiving, Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, birthdays (sometimes even months after the birthday has occurred LOL)....

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Cure Research: CROI 2018

Fast Look Cure research highlights from CROI 2018 by Jeannie Wraight The Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) provides an annual snapshot of the year’s most...