Time for Therapy

The burdens of being a public figure some days are heavy. In addition to being a full-time journalist, I’m also an avid LGBTQ activist,...

Be Kind

I am standing in front of my bathroom mirror. I have two 100-watt “Ultra White Natural Light” light bulbs just above my vanity, so that...

Just*in Time: Meth Use & HIV

Do you ParTy? I get this question all the time on apps like Grindr, Jack’d, Scruff or Growlr. Okay, more on Grindr. But I...

Kids in America

About the same time that I learned that Chloë Sevigny had agreed to be our April cover story, I got a call from a...

Felix Racelis: Advocate

Racing down Wilshire Boulevard near Crescent Heights in my streamlined ’69 “Mother” Lincoln, my azure blue Manolo Blahniks slam on the brakes as I...

The Magic of Butterflies

My religion is pretty basic: Love, God, and Butterflies. Butterflies being the one I rely on when all else fails me, and the night...

It All Comes Back with a Song

Down in the Depths It all comes back with a song by John Francis Leonard When I think of the fall of 1990, so many memories march...

Just*in Time: Staying Healthy When Living with HIV

My field is public health and we look at the big picture quite often. But really public health also means you. We can make...

Protecting Our Own Against Elder Abuse

Protecting Our Own We are our first, last, best defense against abuse by Hank Trout At a recent Saturday morning coffee, I spoke at length with artist/photographer...

Dear Class of ’68

Dear Class of '68 Why I'm not attending my 50th reunion by Lewis Nightingale Dear Jim, Thanks for asking why I’m not coming to our 50th Reunion this...

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Voice & Dance Lessons

Friends have brought to my attention that my For the Long Run columns for A&U have all dealt with rather somber subjects—overcoming survivor’s guilt,...

The Beat Goes On

Suzanne Poli: Artist