Our Story, Our Time

Our Story, Our Time

The Second Adolescence

At the age of thirty-two I’m now only starting to feel like I am making the best decisions of my life as an adult....

Switching Fears

With new treatments, and advancements, HIV has now become a manageable and treatable chronic condition. From thirty pills a day, to thirty different pills...

The Orgasm Outside of Sex

I hated my life. To the outside world, I was a twenty-eight-year-old mover and shaker. I was a young black man, with two degrees...

Web Savvy

I remember the days a few years back when I was nervous about reading about anything HIV-related. I would literally wait until the late...

When the Mask Comes Off

Many of us walk this earth as wounded warriors. Battered by the blows of society’s devaluation of the black body while we fight against...

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...

The Unjust Demand to Disclose

Ready? Disclose Everything! No one reveals personal information at the drop of a hat, so why should we? by George M. Johnson I’ve recently had conversations and...

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...

Dear FDA

Let me clear my throat for this one. For months I’ve been mulling over whether I wanted to write about this subject or if...

Self-Care & My Struggle with Self-Pleasure

My Struggle with Self-Pleasure Self-care is an act of becoming by George M. Johnson Earlier this year I wrote a story disclosing my HIV status to the...

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Just*in Time: Testicular Cancer Prevention

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