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....

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...

Sherri Lewis

Turn Up the Radio AIDS interrupted by dreams—but I've learned to reclaim them by Sherri Lewis The best time in my life was being a signed recording...

A Fight for Community Connections

One week after graduating high school, I escaped my small Ohio town for college. Upon coming out, my family rejected me, which fired up...

Left for Dead

I died three decades ago. In my early twenties. At the apex of the AIDS crisis in America in the 1980s. I’m long gone...

Homeless in San Francisco

Throughout the thirty-one years that I have dealt with HIV/AIDS I have faced many serious challenges, but none so daunting as the one I...

Lost & Found

Lost & Found The disorientation of survival calls for us to create new ways to navigate by Mark Olmsted I came out very early, at sixteen, in...

Set Asides

Set asides: units of affordable housing required developers to set aside twenty-five percent of all new housing for low to moderate income families. When...

Choose Light

I have had the great fortune, for the last two years, of living next to one of the most beautiful parks in San Francisco....

Dear Class of ’68

Dear Class of '68 Why I'm not attending my 50th reunion by Lewis Nightingale Dear Jim, Thanks for asking why I’m not coming to our 50th Reunion this...

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