For the Long Run

For the Long Run

Listen to Your Heart

Listen to Your Heart A Heart-to-Heart About Hearts by Hank Trout My husband Rick has been on a diet for a month. He joined one of those...

The Tornado Has Returned

The Tornado Has Returned Time Passes, But Often Pandemic Responses Remain the Same by Hank Trout The 1980s were one long violent tornado. Those were the first words...

America the Disgusting

America the Disgusting A post-election reflection by Hank Trout It’s 8:31 a.m. on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. In sixty-eight years, I have never been so disgusted by my...

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...

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