Independent Voices

Once upon a time there were many voices in Congress like Barney Frank’s: pertinent, blunt, outspoken. Tip O’Neill, Robert Byrd, Bob Dole, Hubert Humphrey,...

Dancing in the Dark

Dancing in the Dark Maybe I should be writing this editorial next month (the June issue is all about LGBTQ Pride after all!). But importantly,...

Making the End of AIDS a Reality

Simply put, “AIDS ain’t over…yet.” But there has been enough good news lately, that I’d like to offer kudos to the hundreds of thousands...

Seven Banned Words

Just when I thought it was safe to be an HIV-positive American, I read that there are words that are no longer safe from...

AIDS Is Not a Metaphor

Flesh & Blood by David Waggoner For hundreds of years, many immigrants have come to our shores in search of a better life. A better life...

Prevention: The Sequel

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water....As I watch news coverage of the recent shark attacks off the...

Vive La France!

October marks the anniversary of Rock Hudson’s death from AIDS-related causes at age fifty-nine. October 2, to be exact. It had only been a...

Can We Talk About the 80s Without Talking About AIDS?

Count Me In For the past year, I have been watching artist documentaries on cable and I caught one the other day that gave me...

Jump In!

Jump! Jump—for my love! When I saw on social media that The Pointer Sisters performed at AIDS Walk New York last month, I was...

Voices Carry

Mass shootings in American schools have occurred so frequently of late that when you bring up the topic in conversation, your listener is likely...

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The Plague of 2020 & the Tale of Two T Cells

The Plague of 2020 And the Tale of Two T Cells by Corey Saucier I am always screaming that the end is nigh! But I think now it...

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