My Fight with HIV

My fight with HIV began before 1981. I was the third person diagnosed with GRID, at Georgetown University Hospital just before my fifteenth birthday....

Spontaneous Human Combustion

I think I am going to burn myself out of existence. There is a thing called Spontaneous Human Combustion: Where a person is fine...

Second Acts: Bruce Ward

Hanging On Clinging to a raft in the regatta of life by Bruce Ward Lazarus Syndrome” is one of the terms coined by psychologists and sociologists to...

Mitchell Anderson

Ruby's Rap by Ruby Comer Mitchell Anderson I miss Karen Carpenter. Every time I hear her angelic voice on a recording it soothes and stimulates my...

Be Not Ashamed

Be not ashamed. We are all flawed, broken, and imperfect. But beautiful you will be, and beautiful you are... Shout out to all the blue-eyed White boys...

Betty Holston Smith

Ruby's Rap by Ruby Comer This girl makes me feel like SuperWeenie! Where does she get such strength and endurance? Technically she’s older than me,...

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...

Role Call: Belkis Fonseca Medina

Hope Unites Us Together we can fight for the empowerment of individuals living with HIV/AIDS by Belkis Fonseca Medina Living with HIV, in all likelihood, is one...

Pity Party

Why am I always being told I'm bringing the whine? First Generation by Chuck Willman First of all, we survived the election! So for those of...

Heart-to-Heart: Long-Term HIV & Cardiovascular Health

And the Beat Goes On A heart-to-heart about HIV, cardiovascular health & self-advocacy by Rob Quinn The best practice of HIV prevention and care involves more than...

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