Dawn Averitt: Advocate

My dear precious poodles— Did you see the film Wild, with Reese Witherspoon, a few years back?! It’s a biopic about a young girl hiking...

The Second Adolescence

At the age of thirty-two I’m now only starting to feel like I am making the best decisions of my life as an adult....

Love in the Time of Long-Term Surviving

Someday He'll Come Along Love, if it happens, would be the cherry on the cake; if not, i still have cake! by John Francis Leonard So much...

Jump In!

Jump! Jump—for my love! When I saw on social media that The Pointer Sisters performed at AIDS Walk New York last month, I was...

My Fight with HIV

My fight with HIV began before 1981. I was the third person diagnosed with GRID, at Georgetown University Hospital just before my fifteenth birthday....

Ode to Craigslist Personals

Creating Something Perfect An ode to Craigslist personals by Corey Saucier In 2011 there was a documentary released called Craigslist Joe, where the titular everyman, a skinny...

Thomas Parker Harris: Advocate

Pranayama, Asana, Tadasana, and Down-dog. Nope. I’m not reading from an Indian restaurant menu, nor am I at the animal shelter choosing a breed...

Friendship & Long-Term Surviving

Voice & Dance Lessons We should remember to celebrate friends helping friends by Hank Trout Friends have brought to my attention that my For the Long Run...

The Beat Goes On

More than twenty years ago, A&U featured Joan Rivers in a cover story interview, written by Glenn Gaylord. October 1996, to be exact. We...

When Your HIV Advocacy Gets Amplified

My Face on Billboards What happens when your HIV advocacy is suddenly thirty-feet high? by George M. Johnson Back in mid-March, I was walking to the train...

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Use of HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis May Increase Use of Primary Care

A new study reveals that patients who use PrEP (Pre-exposure Prophylaxis ), a combination of the antiretroviral medications emtricitabine and tenofovir called Truvada, to...