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Just Another Death Sentence: Nonfiction by Hank Trout

One morning in July 1989, I woke up with my right eye swollen completely shut and cysts all over my chest and belly. I...

Wet Land: Review

Wet Land by Lucas De Lima Action Books Reviewed by Eric Sneathen Lucas De Lima’s Wet Land pulses with the enviably ludicrous energy and subversive nuttiness of queer...

We’re Still Here: Review

We're Still Here Directed by Grissal Granados & John Thompson Lucha Productions Reviewed by T.J. Banks Perhaps, someone once said, we need to follow our pain and heartbreak,...

In Memoriam: Nancy Ellegate

We are mourning the loss of Nancy Ellegate, a longtime contributor to A&U, who died suddenly on September 27. Completing her undergraduate and master’s...

New New Colossus: Poetry by Noah Stetzer

Winner of the 2015 Christopher Hewitt Award: Poetry                               After recovering from Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia five years ago, Noah Stetzer went back to school and last...

The Heaven of Our Eyes: Nonfiction by Raymond Luczak

Creative Nonfiction by Raymond Luczak The Heaven of Our Eyes in memory of my 25 deaf gay friends who’ve died from AIDS-related complications I awake to find...

The Rise and Fall of the Yellow House: Review

The Rise and Fall of the Yellow House by John Whittier Treat Big Table Publishing Reviewed by Chael Needle Some novels you can just settle into, and The...

Time Capsule

Let’s pretend that a time capsule is being prepared to be buried for 100 years that will include cultural items related to HIV/AIDS. It would be a chance for our generation to speak to future generations

Martin Duberman: Cover Story

Holding Tightly But Gently Historian Martin Duberman in His Latest Book on Singer Michael Callen and Poet Essex Hemphill Revisits the Early Battleground That Was...

The Angel of History: Review

The Angel of History by Rabih Alameddine Atlantic Grove Press Reviewed by John Francis Leonard We are all haunted by our pasts to some degree, carry our sins...

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