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...

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...

Just*in Time: June 2012

Justin, You probably get messages like this a lot, but I’m a little worried. I had unprotected sex about six to seven months ago. I...

Just*in Time: February 2013

Hi Justin: I just have to say, I love you! I’m writing because my son was in a two-year relationship, but they broke up this...

The Next Generation

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Do you ever wonder what is missing from the commercialized holidays and all the decorations and store trimmings? It isn’t holiday shoppers;...

Hape Kerkeling

Ruby's Rap by Ruby Comer What a journey! In 2001, German comedian and entertainer Hape Kerkeling, trekked 500 miles on foot through the Pyrenees of...

Peace in Our Time

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Australia was a trip and a half. It was a trek halfway around the world, but I’m glad I attended the International...

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,...

Ants & Blasphemy

Left Field by Patricia Nell Warren As the recent censorship of an AIDS-themed film reminds, the separation of church & state is a thin line. By...

Greg Schmitz

by Ruby Comer The Plaza is the place! This is my home away from home. It has all the amenities of my camp in L.A.,...

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