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Role Call: Sherri Lewis

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Vive La France!

October marks the anniversary of Rock Hudson’s death from AIDS-related causes at age fifty-nine. October 2, to be exact. It had only been a...

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The Next Generation

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Am I a Faggot?

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Contracting HIV: My Story

I'll Always Have Paris Coming to terms with one's own seroconversion by John Francis Leonard I’d been so careful for so long. Safe sex was being marketed...

War and AIDS

Sexual violence during wartime is shaping the epidemic—it’s time we address it Left Field by Patricia Nell Warren Most people think of HIV transmission as taking...

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