Role Call: Connie Rose

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Role Call: Sherri Lewis

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Discrimination from Within & Outside Our Communities

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Decriminalizing Sex Work

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Role Call: Belkis Fonseca Medina

Hope Unites Us Together we can fight for the empowerment of individuals living with HIV/AIDS by Belkis Fonseca Medina Living with HIV, in all likelihood, is one...

Rick Scott’s Silence

For two days following the deadliest mass shooting in American history and the murders of forty-nine mostly Latino/Latina patrons of a gay nightclub in...

Living with HIV/AIDS & Finding Hope in Magickal Thinking

Enchanting the World Living with HIV/AIDS & finding hope in magickal (not magical) thinking by Mel Baker In a recent A&U column called “Relentless ‘Gratitude’?” Hank Trout...

Do We Want to Stop HIV?

Do We Want to Stop HIV? Reflections of a Thirty-Year Veteran of the Fight Against HIV by Jesus Ramirez-Valles We have the knowledge to stop HIV—thanks in...

Twenty-Six Months Later…: A Blog by Hank Trout

On 11 November 2016, two days after the presidential election and one day after I attended an anti-Trump rally and march here in San...

5B, or Not to 5B

5B, or Not to 5B Dashed hopes, current fears & why I don't feel good about our future by Harry Breaux It’s 4:00 a.m. and I’m wide...

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