Being Public & Positive

Being Public Though i’m out about my positive status, i still deal with the intricacies of disclosure by George M. Johnson When I tested positive back in...

Everything to Declare

Never one to jump to conclusions, but I might as well start a new bad habit, what with the way the news flow has...

Just*in Time: February 2012

by Justin B. Terry-Smith Hi Justin, I was just wondering what your view was on abstinence? Do you think it’s a good thing, possible, or is...

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...

Just*in Time: March 2013

Hi Justin: I am HIV-positive; I was diagnosed April 2012. I think I have dealt with my diagnosis very well. But I do have my...

October Surprise

Frontdesk by David Waggoner October Surprise Ordinarily the months leading up to the holidays are stressful for me: trying to figure out which grandkids (I’ve got...

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...

HIV Self-Care & Mental Health

Checking In As part of your HIV self-care, take steps to address your mental health by George M. Johnson I finally went to see a therapist. For Black...

Independent Voices

Once upon a time there were many voices in Congress like Barney Frank’s: pertinent, blunt, outspoken. Tip O’Neill, Robert Byrd, Bob Dole, Hubert Humphrey,...

Re: Suicide

Left Field by Patricia Nell Warren What can we learn by looking at the social context around this “taboo” act? A friend of mine recently phoned me,...

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