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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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Dear Justin, I’m very scared; I don’t know who to talk to. I don’t like using condoms but I am on PrEP. So, I’ve protected...

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