Our Story, Our Time

Our Story, Our Time

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Black & Underinsured

I’ve led an interesting life in terms of the types of insurance coverage I’ve had over the past thirty-plus years of my life. As...

Taking Control & Starting Treatment

Taking Control Starting treatment gave me peace by George M. Johnson I was always scared to go on treatment. Partly because I lacked the education to understand...

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Reality Check: One Individual’s Fight for HIV Justice

Reality Check One Individual's Fight for HIV Justice by Tim Hinkhouse Back in the late eighties, I was living in the San Francisco Bay Area and, at...

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Love Rocks NYC 2019