Dear CDC: Let’s End the Epidemic by Addressing Racial Disparities

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For the past week or so, as executive orders fly out of the Oval Office at a rapid pace, I’ve realized that now more...

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Go Go Boy…” is all I saw and I froze right there. Scanning the Internet one evening it was those words alone that hooked...

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Justin— Been a while since we last chatted. I am really interested in surrogacy, as I want a child of my own. As I explained...

Quitting Smoking

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Everyone knows the statistics: More than half of the 1,300,000 people in the U.S. living with HIV are over the age of fifty; by 2020...

Dying of AIDS

RightNowThisVerySecond we are playing gospel music at full volume. Which is not very loud. I have my cell phone plugged into the wall and...

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GETAWAY! Ta-ta to LaLa Land for a few days. Cruising in my Mother Lincoln (’69 Mark III Classic), my pal Robert Castillo and I...

Just*in Time: December 2016

Dear Brother Justin— Greetings of peace and may this letter find you well and richly spiritually blessed. My name is Asar and I’m presently...

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