When Will We Have Universal HIV Care?

As we go to press, UNAIDS has announced nearly 20 million people worldwide are receiving life-saving antiretrovirals—that’s about half of the men, women, and...

Left for Dead

I died three decades ago. In my early twenties. At the apex of the AIDS crisis in America in the 1980s. I’m long gone...

Greg Wilson, Jr.

And this AIDS memorial was the first ever that was built in Europe?!” I ask Marc, our tour guide from Barcelona Rainbow Tours. “Yes Ruby....

A Letter to Myself at 18

John— I’m forty-eight when I’m writing this and I want to let you know a few things. Not a total rundown of everything that happens—your...

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...

Just*in Time: July 2017: Reflections on Pride

It was a typical day at Washington D.C.’s Pride parade, the sun was out, people were smiling, cheering and…..protesting? When I’m in the parade...

The Prodigal Queer

When I first heard last year that my alma mater—West Virginia University, in Morgantown—had opened a new LGBTQ+ Center, I must admit, I was...

The Gift of Giving

Just as I was packing my summer book bag—the usual stash of beach stuff—I realized that I was missing something more important than the...

Sherri Lewis

Turn Up the Radio AIDS interrupted by dreams—but I've learned to reclaim them by Sherri Lewis The best time in my life was being a signed recording...

HIV & Isolation: Who Me?

Here I am, back in my hometown for eight years now. I don’t regret the move, per se, but it has presented me with...

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