Bright Lights, Small City

Bright Lights, Small City

Is Cannabis For Me?

Up in Smoke Cannabis Can Be Medicinal, but Would It Work for Me? by John Francis Leonard Born in ’69, I consider myself a child of the...

Those Happy Ghosts of Love

Those Happy Ghosts of Love A Tribute to Two Individuals in My Life Who Taught Me Valuable Lessons by John Francis Leonard I’m shy by nature. Not...

My Ma, My Strength, My Inspiration

My Ma The One I Turn to for Strength & Inspiration by John Francis Leonard My mother and I have always had a special relationship. I was born...

I’m OK in This Moment

I’m OK in This Moment The Mantra that Sees Me Through Life’s Difficulties by John Francis Leonard I found a trick. No, I didn’t meet a hot...

Support Is Part of Living Well with HIV

Community: It's a Wonderful World Support Is Part of Living Well with HIV by John Francis Leonard It was a walk over to the store where I...

Weighing Options

Weighing Options I'm Going to Be Fifty-One—A Good Time to Reassess by John Francis Leonard Hold on a minute and bear with me. Yours truly couldn’t think...

What HIV Has Done to My Sex Life

Instant Intimacy What HIV has done to my sex life by John Francis Leonard Recently, my editor asked of our magazine’s writers what the biggest change our...

Ever Have One of Those Friends?

Enough Is Enough Ever have one of those friends? by John Francis Leonard Have you ever had one of those friends? Someone that you can have fun...

The Personal Is Political

The Personal Is Political Our bodies, once again, are under attack by John Francis Leonard Now more than ever, with an upcoming election set to free us...

Elizabeth, Larry & Diana

Three Heroes Honoring Dame Elizabeth Taylor, Larry Kramer and Princess Di by John Francis Leonard When we recently lost that great man of letters and prominent activist,...

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Inside the Secret Garden

At the height of the coronavirus pandemic, I came across the Pandemic Archive Project, an online collection of COVID-inspired artwork curated by New Orleans...

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