Getting Down to It: Writing Poetry & Living with HIV

When A&U announced a few months back that I would be taking on the role of poetry editor here, I shared a brief insight...

Ricky Rebel: Advocate

What could be more festive for the holidays than the colorful and vibrant glam rocker and singer/songwriter Ricky Rebel?! The androgynous performer, who has witnessed...

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...

From Walls to Spectrums

For years I have lived behind a wall. The wall is real, a boundary of my own making, but my conception of it changed...

What Works for Me

So often in life we strive to be something that we’re not. One of the great things about being a gay man is the...

Just*in Time: Language Matters

Language matters. It can promote prejudice and misinformation; it shapes our thinking about who and what has value in this world. Logging into a...

Speak Now

December 1 is officially World AIDS Day! Oh, if only this December 1 were the last day of HIV on the planet—wouldn’t that be...

Particles of Light

Three billion light years away there is a blue white dwarf star that is dying. It is burning itself super nova. It will explode,...

Damon Jacobs: Advocate

Y’all may not know, but Ms. Ruby has her doctorate in psychology. Okay, I know what you might be tittering: She shrinks heads. In the...

Just*in Time: HIV & Oral Health

Persons living with HIV must take extra care of their bodies and minds. I have this saying I repeat to myself when things don’t...

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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,...

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