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...

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...

Taking Control & Starting Treatment

Taking Control Starting treatment gave me peace by George M. Johnson I was always scared to go on treatment. Partly because I lacked the education to understand...

The Writing on the Wall

Have you ever been told about how there are usually tons of “red flags” before something bad or adverse happens? That you can see...

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...

Dating in the Deficit

Deficit: the amount by which something, especially a sum of money, is too small. If perfect dating as whole were $1.00, then dating as a...

This Year

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...

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...

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...

The New HIV

I don’t think I ever could imagine a day where HIV in America would be viewed as something that isn’t a priority. Although the...

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