Revisiting Boys in the Band

And the Band Plays On Revisiting a fifty-year-old play rebooted on Netflix by Hank Trout Watching the new version of The Boys in the Band on Netflix...

We Need Social Security

The Choice Is Clear What it means to have social security by Hank Trout I don’t mind admitting that I’m terrified this October. No, I’m not talking about...

Stay Angry and Make Trouble

Stay Angry and Make Trouble We can't afford to wait around for a cure—demand it! by Hank Trout Since the end of the AIDS2020: Virtual conference of...

The Conference That Wasn’t There

The Conference That Wasn't There The Good, the Bad, the Frustrating by Hank Trout The biannual conference of the International AIDS Society was scheduled for July 6–10...

For Some of Us, Social Isolation Is Nothing New

Be the Light at Tunnel's End For Some of Us, Social Isolation Is Nothing New by Hank Trout Here in San Francisco, as I write this, we...

AIDS2018? AIDS2020? AIDS2022?

AIDS2018? AIDS2020? AIDS2022? What If They Held a Conference and Nobody Came? by Hank Trout By now, everyone reading this knows that, due to concerns over the...

Housing Is Healthcare—Demand It!

Imagine you’re a long-term survivor of HIV/AIDS in your sixties living in San Francisco. In the 1980s or ‘90s, your health forced you to...

We Need to Remember AIDS Lessons Learned During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Have Americans Really Forgotten AIDS?! We Need to Remember AIDS Lessons Learned During the Coronavirus Pandemic by Hank Trout In this time of confronting a deadly virus,...

HIV, Cancer, Us

HIV, Cancer, Us HIV increases the risk of cancer, especially in long-term survivors by Hank Trout If you log on to Facebook, Twitter, or other social media...

Heart-Shaped Boxes (and Noisy Beepers)

Heart-Shaped Boxes (And Noisy Beepers) by Hank Trout Every February, department stores, grocery stores, and drugstores are filled to the hilt with reminders that the season of...

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When We Feel Whole: The accelerate Initiative

When We Feel Whole The accelerate Initiative Supports Black Gay, Bi Men by Hank Trout Photos by Harley & Co. Hoping to inform and inspire a wide range...

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