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,...

It’s Never Just HIV

It's Never Just HIV HIV Leads the Parade of Several Debilitating Conditions by Hank Trout As I write this, I am in the foulest mood I can...

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...

Toward a New Definition of “Survivor”

Like many of our fiercest advocates and activists, I have complained that we Long-Term Survivors of HIV/AIDS are almost universally neglected in our governments’...

Revisit the Past—Just Don’t Wallow in It

Revisit the Past Just Don't Wallow in It by Hank Trout As I sat in the sun in my wheelchair earlier, plotting what I was going to...

Lean On Me

Lean On Me A trusted tool, an ugly reminder by Hank Trout It’s tiresome manipulating a cane in one hand and an umbrella in the other. It...

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...

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...

New Year, New Me! (Yeah, Right)

New Year, New Me! (Yeah, Right) Start Breaking Those Resolutions Right Now by Hank Trout Well, well, here we are in 2020, an all-new year, bright and...

Death Sentences Be Damned

Death Sentences Be Damned We've All Had More than a Few by Hank Trout Every long-term survivor I’ve known has received at least one HIV/AIDS-related death sentence...

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