Time for Therapy

The burdens of being a public figure some days are heavy. In addition to being a full-time journalist, I’m also an avid LGBTQ activist,...

Learning I Wasn’t Transgender

It is easy to be something you are not when you don’t have the knowledge and understanding that anything else exists. It has taken...

I Am Giovanni

This should go without saying, but in 2017 it seems that nothing can be left off the table in terms of what should and...

Making 2018 Your Year

It’s December already. It’s unbelievable that just a year ago, Donald Trump was elected President of the United States and many of us didn’t...

Spiritual Not Religious

Black LGBTQ folks are often trying to find a place that they can call home. For us, it can be a tough task when...

Being Public & Positive

Being Public Though i’m out about my positive status, i still deal with the intricacies of disclosure by George M. Johnson When I tested positive back in...

HIV Self-Care & Mental Health

Checking In As part of your HIV self-care, take steps to address your mental health by George M. Johnson I finally went to see a therapist. For Black...

Beyond the Blood Ban

It’s been seventeen years since President Clinton first declared June to be Pride Month in the United States, commemorating and highlighting the historical achievements...

The Side Effects

It’s been about four years since I started taking HIV medications and I absolutely hated it. I remember when I first started taking the...

HIV Is a Preexisting Condition

It is a scary time to be living in a world where HIV funding could ever be up for debate. Thirty-six years removed from...

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