Bright Lights, Small City

Bright Lights, Small City

HIV & Isolation: Who Me?

Here I am, back in my hometown for eight years now. I don’t regret the move, per se, but it has presented me with...

If You Stand for Nothing

One of the luxuries of the full-time career I left behind some years ago was dental coverage. Luckily, until recently anyway, I’d never even...

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...

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...

Choices: A New Take on the Use of Condoms in the...

Choices A new take on the use of condoms in the age of PrEP by John Francis Leonard I find myself, as a gay man with HIV,...

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...

Navigating Serodiscordant Attitudes

Here I Go Again Different Guy, Same Story? by John Francis Leonard Well, I said I would take a long break from talking about the long-distance relationships...

Contracting HIV: My Story

I'll Always Have Paris Coming to terms with one's own seroconversion by John Francis Leonard I’d been so careful for so long. Safe sex was being marketed...

Aging with HIV: Carrying the Banner

Carrying the Banner Aging with HIV is no joke, but the past anchors my future by John Francis Leonard Forty-eight. I’m turning forty-eight-years-old and it gives me...

Tears & T Cells

Tears & T Cells My diagnosis was a quiet bomb, but the aftershocks still resound by John Francis Leonard Well, as you know, I have your...

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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...

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