Protecting Our Own Against Elder Abuse

Protecting Our Own We are our first, last, best defense against abuse by Hank Trout At a recent Saturday morning coffee, I spoke at length with artist/photographer...

Pride In Spite of It All

For the first time in the thirty-eight years since I moved to San Francisco in 1980, I didn’t attend the Pride Parade and Celebration...

Facing Mortality Head-On

Contemplating the End Letting go and facing mortality head-on by Hank Trout For a handful of months now, I’ve been contemplating a decision that I know many...

Finding a Replacement for Your Physician

Doctor, Doctor Finding a replacement for a trusted hiv physician is no easy task by Hank Trout What do you mean, you’re retiring at the end of...

New AIDS Memorial T-Shirt Raises Funds for SAGE

A Stylish Fundraiser Adam's Nest sells new AIDS Memorial T-shirt to raise funds for SAGE by Hank Trout Instead of my usual curmudgeonly kvetching about my health...

65 Is the New 80

New Year’s Eve 2017: my sixty-fifth birthday. As I write this, slightly more than a month before the dreaded day, I wish I could...

The Horror Show in Washington

Halloween always reminds me of the curious fact that we all enjoy being scared. Whether it’s watching campy Bela Lugosi or Boris Karloff movies...

Rethinking Magical Thinking

Relentless "Gratitude"? Maybe the glass really is half-empty, & maybe that’s okay by Hank Trout It seems that every time I log on to Facebook and check...

The Prodigal Queer

When I first heard last year that my alma mater—West Virginia University, in Morgantown—had opened a new LGBTQ+ Center, I must admit, I was...

I Didn’t Become a Long-Term Survivor by Keeping My Mouth Shut!

I Am My Own Best Advocate Never hesitate to challenge your doctors—you know your body best! by Hank Trout A couple days before Thanksgiving 2016, I woke...

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