Bright Lights, Small City

Bright Lights, Small City

What Works for Me

So often in life we strive to be something that we’re not. One of the great things about being a gay man is the...

Undetectable=Untransmittable: Now What?

Well, it’s finally here. I, and many of us, have been waiting for it with bated breath. Another study, this one much more conclusive,...

Positive & Penalized

HIV criminalization is a complex issue that plagues our community. It seems to be a crime for which the claims of another person can...

Protecting My Sexual Health & My Heart’s Desires

Acceptable Risk Turning the tables to protect my sexual health and my heart's desires by John Francis Leonard The last thing I wanted to do this month...

Having the Sex We Desire

The Question We may be having sex, but are we getting the sex we want? by John Francis Leonard Well, I’ve finally managed to do it. After...

Relationships & Living with HIV: We Should Never, Ever Settle

Settling Down But I'm not going to settle by John Francis Leonard I’m at a crossroads in my life. As I’ve written about before, I want...

Fear & Judgment

Whether we’re searching for a relationship, companionship, or a casual fling, probably the biggest obstacle we face as poz individuals is other people’s fear....

Does Your Inside Match Your Outside?

On the Surface Does your inside match your outside? by John Francis Leonard There were some years in my life where I can say that confidence was...

Reaching Out When You’re Newly Diagnosed

A Friend in Need Reaching out when you're newly diagnosed by John Francis Leonard As I’ve discussed before, I’ve left a full-time and stressful career behind me...

Detecting Stigma

Soon after I began writing for A&U last year, my editor informed me that I would also be, partly, responsible for promoting my own...

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Just*in Time: Testicular Cancer Prevention

Just*in Time by Justin B. Terry-Smith Here we are in April, the month where a lot of us think about Easter and Easter egg hunts. As...