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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...

Black Deutschland: Review

Black Deutschland by Darryl Pinckney Farrar, Straus & Giroux Reviewed by John Francis Leonard When I recently began to publish book reviews for A&U, one thing was very...

Boystown 5: Murder Book: Review

Boystown 5: Murder Book Marshall Thorton MLR Press Reviewed by Sally Hessney Boystown 5: Murder Book, the fifth installment in Marshall Thornton’s hardboiled detective series, opens with a...

High Fidelity Transmission: Review

High Fidelity Transmission: The ABCs of the Politics of AIDS by Rajesh Talwar Reviewed by John Francis Leonard India, which actually has a low percentage of its...

Not Straight, Not White: Review

Not Straight, Not White: Black Gay Men from the March on Washington to the AIDS Crisis by Kevin J. Mumford University of North Carolina Press Reviewed by George...

Ash: Poetry by Whitney Sweet

Ash I was a kid and didn’t know you but went to your funeral my cousin died of AIDS but didn’t know what that meant just wore...

Wilhemina’s War: Review

Wilhemina's War Directed by June Cross Secret Daughters Productions Reviewed by T.J. Banks When we hear the words “woman warrior,” Joan of Arc or Boudicca comes to mind....

Clean: Nonfiction by Norman Belanger

  Are you clean?” my Grindr date asks me. He’s cute and young, about thirty, give or take. His name is Kenny. “What do you mean?”...

Fear

  Fear When our bodies knuckled and slithered against each other, all I could taste was your blood seeping through your pores as it poured into me. Your ink was a...

Compañeros

Compañeros Latino Activists in the Face of AIDS by Jesus Ramirez-Valles University of Illinois Press Reviewed by Nancy Ellegate Compañeros explores the lives of Latino HIV activists and records...

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Cure Research: CROI 2018

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