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Last night, on a gloriously warm moonlit Wednesday, 9 November, I marched with thousands of other people in a candlelit anti-Trump rally here in...

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I love spilling my guts,” remarked Brian Jordan Alvarez, character actor and impressionist, when we met at an AIDS fundraiser last year. Well, c’mon...

The Neglect of Survivors Must End

Everyone knows the statistics: More than half of the 1,300,000 people in the U.S. living with HIV are over the age of fifty; by 2020...

Brave New World

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Just*in Time: Language Matters

Language matters. It can promote prejudice and misinformation; it shapes our thinking about who and what has value in this world. Logging into a...

Just*in Time: April 2012

by Justin B. Terry-Smith Justin, I found you through a search on Google for HIV. I need your help. I am an HIV-negative female. I have...

Benjamin Bonenfant

Ruby's Rap by Ruby Comer Rome, Italy I gravitate toward the “young’uns” because they have that spirit of life! Now blend that with one of the...

Cole Doman: Ally

OMG, he was in the stage show, Bye Bye Birdie!” I scream with frenzy to myself as I scan over Cole Doman’s resume after...

Lesley-Ann Jones: Ally

Another one bites the dust! We’ve lost so many ultra-talented people recently—Prince, Muhammed Ali, Patty Duke (Neely O’Hara in Valley of the Dolls!), Natalie...
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HEROES

Monica Johnson, executive director of HEROES, likes acronyms. “We’re the acronym queens down here!” “Down here” is Columbia, in northeast Louisiana, and the acronyms...

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