CBO & ASO & HIV Burnout

Community-based organizations and AIDS service organizations have been staples in the fight against HIV for going on thirty-plus years. They were some of the...

Blood Simple

One day there won’t be a virus known as HIV and the last person living with AIDS will have died, not from the disease...

Just*in Time: October 2014

Just*in Time by Justin B. Terry-Smith As a father I want to have open communication with my son about HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs)....

Left for Dead

I died three decades ago. In my early twenties. At the apex of the AIDS crisis in America in the 1980s. I’m long gone...

Rewriting Your Story

Time Loops Who would you be if you could bend time and space and rewrite yourself from scratch? by Corey Saucier If there were another you, in...

My Fight with HIV

My fight with HIV began before 1981. I was the third person diagnosed with GRID, at Georgetown University Hospital just before my fifteenth birthday....

Mitchell Anderson

Ruby's Rap by Ruby Comer Mitchell Anderson I miss Karen Carpenter. Every time I hear her angelic voice on a recording it soothes and stimulates my...

William F. Fisher

by Ruby Comer Help is on the way, my cupcakes. Several years ago aids2031 was established and its members are pulling out all the stops....

The New Puritanism

Left Field by Patricia Nell Warren As HIV & STD rates show no signs of waning, religious conservatives are turning the clock back on sex...

What the Brightest Minds Say

I’m in the hospital again. I say again, because I am always in the hospital. Well not always, but often enough. I’ve had hip...

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Putting People First

Putting People First Many moons ago, when a reporter tried to elicit a response to the AIDS crisis from the Reagan Administration’s White House press...