Dian Wells Matlock

by Ruby Comer I’m a baby when it comes to pain. I’ll do anything to avoid it. That’s one of the reasons I never had...

Hillary’s Speech, Part 1

What can we read between the lines of the Secretary of State’s pledge of an “AIDS-free generation”? Left Field by Patricia Nell Warren On November 8,...

The Bravest Girl I Know

I’ve had the joy of knowing some incredible people in my life. One of the gutsiest, most unique women I’ve known was at a...

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,...

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: April 2016

Justin— This is in response to the expected HIV infections in the Black Gay population that I saw in one of your posts. It cited...

Just*in Time: March 2015

Justin— Question 1: What are my chances of being resistant to anti-HIV medications? They say that it’s extremely rare, but there is a chance. So...

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,...

What’s Your Brand of AIDS Activism?

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Frontdesk by David Waggoner January is usually the coldest month for New Yorkers. But I’m not worried about the weather coming in...

Family, Love & Violence

America! The land of the free and the home of the brave. America the Beautiful should be outraged in knowing that our strong and...

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Voice & Dance Lessons

Friends have brought to my attention that my For the Long Run columns for A&U have all dealt with rather somber subjects—overcoming survivor’s guilt,...

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