Carver Duncan: Advocate

Amidst the din of small-talk chatter, my ears perk up. “The epidemic deeply affected me,” casually reveals Carver Duncan to me—then stops. He’s greeting passengers...

A Top Ten List

I am emotionally, physically, spiritually, and mentally spent. So let’s keep it light. No long, lyrical extended metaphors this month. No highly stylized short...

Detecting Stigma

Soon after I began writing for A&U last year, my editor informed me that I would also be, partly, responsible for promoting my own...

Why We Should Still Be Reading & Writing About AIDS

Never Forget Why we should still reading and writing about AIDS by Marshall Thornton One of the basic rules of being a novelist is to never publicly...

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...

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