Eric Leonardos: Cover Story

Beauty Ally Hair stylist and makeup artist Eric Leonardos uses his reality-show celebrity to give back by Larry Buhl Photographed Exclusively for A&U by Sean Black When Eric...

Peter Rodriguez: Advocate

Phoenix Rising Activist Peter Rodriguez Is as Indefatigable as the Bird That Rises from the Ashes by Hank Trout Photographed Exclusively for A&U by Sean Black We’ve all...

Long-Lost Friends

Full Circle Finally I had the courage to return to the city where I lost my friends by John Francis Leonard A few months ago I made...

Mark Olmsted: Advocate

Creativity as a Survival Tool In prison Mark Olmsted wrote his way back to sobriety and sanity by Larry Buhl Photographed Exclusively for A&U by Sean Black With...

Rob Quinn: Advocate

Heart & Soul Rob Quinn Opens His Heart, Searches His Soul, and Finds His Voice Advocating for Long-Term Survivors by Chip Alfred Photographed Exclusively for A&U by...

Surviving Survivor’s Guilt

Over the years, I’ve chatted with many other HIV/AIDS long-term survivors about the myriad complications of being among the “AIDS Generation,” those of us...

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...

Self-Care & My Struggle with Self-Pleasure

My Struggle with Self-Pleasure Self-care is an act of becoming by George M. Johnson Earlier this year I wrote a story disclosing my HIV status to the...

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