Bright Lights, Small City

Bright Lights, Small City

On the Front Lines: Living with HIV & Working in a...

On the Front Lines HIV and Working in a Necessary Industry by John Francis Leonard For the past six years, I’ve worked part-time at a grocery...

Confronting Body Image as a Gay Man Living with HIV

Between a Rock and a Hard Place Confronting Body Image as a Gay Man Living with HIV by John Francis Leonard Gay men don’t have a monopoly...

To Disclose or Not to Disclose

To Disclose or Not to Disclose Science reframes the question for our sexual relationships by John Francis Leonard The U=U message, as we individually and collectively gain...

Blaming Someone for Acquiring HIV Is Never Right

Unsocial Media Blaming the Person Impacted Is Never Right, Whether It's Sexual Assault or Acquiring HIV by John Francis Leonard Since I began writing this column, I...

Navigating Life as a Poz Individual: Some Advice

Advice? Who Me? Navigating Life as a Poz Individual by John Francis Leonard Me? Give advice? I admit I was hesitant when my editor suggested I dispense...

The Breakthrough: Finding the Answers You Didn’t Even Know You Were...

The Breakthrough Finding the answers you didn't even know you were looking for by John Francis Leonard It was just another day at my psychologist’s office....

Letting Go of Patterns of Abuse

The Age of Consent Let Go of Patterns of Abuse by John Francis Leonard We often remember things the way we’d prefer to remember them. Sometimes, memory...

Managing Fatigue is Often No Small Part of Living with HIV

God, I'm Tired Managing fatigue is often no small part of living with HIV by John Francis Leonard I don’t have a lot of complaints, but I...

With More U=U Study Results, Has Science Finally Set Us Free?

Positive Attributes Has science finally set us free? by John Francis Leonard Well it’s here, the second part of the landmark PARTNER Study and, as we expected,...

What I Learned from Someone I Loved & Lost

Not a Day Goes By Someone i loved & lost & what i learned from him by John Francis Leonard I was a reluctant convert to the...

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