Our Story, Our Time

Our Story, Our Time

Listen Closely

It’s September 18, 2015, about 2 a.m. and I am tired as hell. When this day started, I never thought it would end with...

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)....

Stigmatizing Sex

While watching an episode of 2 Broke Girls the other day, the topic of sexually transmitted infections came up as the focal point of...

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...

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...

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...

Black & Underinsured

I’ve led an interesting life in terms of the types of insurance coverage I’ve had over the past thirty-plus years of my life. As...

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...

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...

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