Contracting HIV: My Story

I'll Always Have Paris Coming to terms with one's own seroconversion by John Francis Leonard I’d been so careful for so long. Safe sex was being marketed...

Just*in Time: October 2012

by Justin B. Terry-Smith Hi Justin, I actually just read on your blog, Justin’s HIV Journal, that you are now a foster/adoption parent in the state...

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...

John Alex Houlton: Advocate

It’s that time once again to trek to bliss! That’s what I call the desert. I usually head to Palm Springs, but this time...
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The Metaphor of Rain

Brave New World by Corey Saucier The Metaphor of Rain Why should a song about Southern California deprive us of re-sets & renewals? There is this mythos that...

Survivor Responsibility

As a gay man who has lived with HIV for thirty-five years, I have not felt survivor guilt. I have, however, felt survivor responsibility. I...

Just*in Time: February 2014

Hello Justin, Just checked out your video regarding the biohazard tattoo and it inspired me to write. I was diagnosed with HIV two years ago....

Dear FDA

Let me clear my throat for this one. For months I’ve been mulling over whether I wanted to write about this subject or if...

Patient Knowledge

First Generation by Chuck Willman Another Opening, Another Sore Sometimes patients do know best! After my last column there’s both good and bad news; NO cancer and all...

Anthony Youn

by Ruby Comer Florence, Italy I feel like first-time explorer Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday—carefree and in love, as I scoot around Florence on my thrilling...

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