Say Their Names

Say Their Names From slavery to HIV to death by police, the normalization of Black death needs to stop by George M. Johnson Philando Castile. Say his...

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Every year like clockwork, the collective world sits around and lists their New Year’s Resolutions that they are going to bring into the next...

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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...

Dear CDC: Let’s End the Epidemic by Addressing Racial Disparities

Dear CDC Let's end the epidemic by addressing racial disparities by George M. Johnson It’s been thirty-plus years of the HIV epidemic and although we are nowhere...

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,...

Dear Gemmel & Giovanni

I wake up every day and I do about ten minutes of prayer. I sit on my yoga mat with my legs crossed, light...

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

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At thirty, I can honestly say for the first time in my life that I am happy. I have a great job, a growing...

On Celebrating the “Posiversary”

In my family we celebrate everything. Christmas, Thanksgiving, Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, birthdays (sometimes even months after the birthday has occurred LOL)....

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

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