Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter.” This is probably neither the time nor the place (nor the magazine) to be painting my face black with engine oil...

A Top Ten List

I am emotionally, physically, spiritually, and mentally spent. So let’s keep it light. No long, lyrical extended metaphors this month. No highly stylized short...

A Collection of Attributes

Brave New World by Corey Saucier I am black, gay, poor, and HIV-positive. In most circles these are not the most beautiful things a person can...

Dying of AIDS

RightNowThisVerySecond we are playing gospel music at full volume. Which is not very loud. I have my cell phone plugged into the wall and...

Dodging Responsibility

My best friend says that I am exhibiting “drug seeking behavior.” This is something that people who don’t use drugs say to people who...

These Days

Beep beep beep. I am a six year old crying in the corner. There is a nurse with eight arms and six hands; all moving...
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One Bad Day

Brave New World by Corey Saucier One Bad Day Sometimes a fight is just a fight, and sometimes it's not So we broke up—“we” being my boyfriend and...

Lying on Instagram: Have We Made Living with AIDS Look Too...

Last week I got a letter from the government asking me to re-certify that I am disabled, and I am shook. Oh, yeah, by...

Kinky Compromise

Brave New World by Corey Saucier Kinky Compromise Sometimes taking two steps forward requires one step back So the techno music is playing in the background… The curtains...

Trigger Warning

Buses are disgusting. They are full of poor people and pedophiles.” This is the first sentence that popped into my head at 8:40 a.m. on...

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Pandemic T-Shirts Raise Funds

Pandemic T-Shirts Support AIDS Support Group Cape Cod & Others Adam’s Nest, the gay-owned and -operated clothing and tchotchke shop in Provincetown, Massachusetts, now offers...

Last Dance