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AIDS in the End Zone

AIDS in the End Zone Kendra Albright and Karen Gavigan, editors Sarah Petrulis, illustrator University of South Carolina Reviewed by Sally Hessney University of South Carolina library science professors...

The Valiant Ones

  The Valiant Ones they left so abruptly the valiant ones countless many known many more nameless the truest sons and singers husbands and poets lovers and wives daughters and farmers workers and sisters brothers and...

Two Poems

Two Poems by Melissa Fry Beasley To My Beloved Aunt and Friend Something mysterious that came out of nowhere wouldn’t leave us alone, this thing we would...

Missing

Missing by Drake Braxton Seventh Window Publications Reviewed by Alina Oswald Award-winning photographer and long-term AIDS survivor Kurt Weston once shared his belief that any extreme situation—be...

Holding Breath

An excerpt from Holding Breath: A Memoir of AIDS' Wildfire Days by Nancy Bevilaqua In his last few weeks, David rarely lay down anymore. At night,...

Songs for the New Depression

Songs for the New Depression by Kergan Edwards-Stout Circumspect Press Reviewed by Larry Buhl If you know Songs for the New Depression is also the title of a...

When the Right One Comes Along

When the Right One Comes Along by Paul Alan Fahey JMS Books Reviewed by Chuck Willman I love a good romantic tale that also brings you back to days...

Keeping Watch

Keeping Watch (for my own, own, brother) All afternoon I stare at your blood sucked into that glass tube, a red slash on the white...

Reaching Out

V. Anderson talks with Illya Szilak about Queerskins, a multimedia novel that takes users through a journey of innocence lost, self-discovery, and self-sacrifice Our on-line...

Giving It Raw

Giving It Raw How to Live with AIDS for 25 Years by Francisco Ibáñez-Carrasco Francisco Ibáñez-Carrasco is the author of a novel, Flesh Wounds and Purple Flowers...

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