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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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)....

Why I Build Upon AIDS Activism’s Past

The Stone Refused Why I build upon AIDS activism's past by George M. Johnson I was recently watching a video that I was tagged in by a...

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...

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