Being a Good Son

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Particles of Light

Three billion light years away there is a blue white dwarf star that is dying. It is burning itself super nova. It will explode,...

My First Date with Magic Johnson

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Things We Don’t Say Out Loud

This is the truth. I’m still terrified of dying of AIDS. I’ve been HIV-positive for fifteen years. And over those fifteen revolutions around the...

What the Brightest Minds Say

I’m in the hospital again. I say again, because I am always in the hospital. Well not always, but often enough. I’ve had hip...

Murdered by Zooey Deschanel

If I wind up dying alone in a hospital from some terrible complication of AIDS (or gonorrhea), blame it on Zooey Deschanel. Not the...

Playing Dress Up

I like to dress up for sex. The 70’s is my favorite era; so I am wearing a well-worn baseball cap, high white cotton...

Two Girls, One Pond

I met Kiva my second year in college…he was blond at the time, and devastatingly beautiful. Beautiful the way that only nineteen year-olds can...

Dear Dan Savage

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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...

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