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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...

Peter

for Mark Doty Peter asked for it in his blood. Salt water ocean spray escape were never enough. The human defect is caring too much, fingernails skin and harder...

A Horse Named Sorrow

A Horse Named Sorrow by Trebor Healey University of Wisconsin Press Reviewed by Chuck Willman Author and poet Trebor Healey is one of my favorite writers. His first...

Warrior Princess, Ashamed to Die, For the Ferryman

by Justin B. Terry-Smith Dear Justin, I have a question: Can openly gay men who are positive join the Army or Air Force? —Detox I was in the...

Letter to a Young Friend on World AIDS Day

My dear young friend, I’ve often wondered if it would matter if I’d been given the ability to move about freely in time? To witness every future? I’d...

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