Why I Write

On Friday, March 6, 2016, in response to First Lady Nancy Reagan’s death, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton recalled “how difficult it was to talk...

Joaquín

March is a month of mirth and melancholy for me. The mirth comes first, with my husband’s birthday on the first day of the...

“I Am HIV-Positive”

Every time I give a tour at the AIDS foundation I currently work for, I share my status and say out loud, “I am...

Survivor Responsibility

As a gay man who has lived with HIV for thirty-five years, I have not felt survivor guilt. I have, however, felt survivor responsibility. I...

A Hollow Victory

A Hollow Victory From fighting for our rights to fighting for our lives & back again by Harry Breaux As I put this blank sheet of electronic...

Sherri Lewis

Turn Up the Radio AIDS interrupted by dreams—but I've learned to reclaim them by Sherri Lewis The best time in my life was being a signed recording...

Heart-to-Heart: Long-Term HIV & Cardiovascular Health

And the Beat Goes On A heart-to-heart about HIV, cardiovascular health & self-advocacy by Rob Quinn The best practice of HIV prevention and care involves more than...

Second Acts: Bruce Ward

Hanging On Clinging to a raft in the regatta of life by Bruce Ward Lazarus Syndrome” is one of the terms coined by psychologists and sociologists to...

Finding Strength in Being Uncomfortable & Facing the Challenges of HIV

Outside of My Comfort Zone Finding Strength in Being Uncomfortable by Asha Molock It was eleven o’clock in the morning on September 6, 2001; that was the...

My HIV Turned 21

It’s Our Party and We’ll Cry If We Want To was the theme for my day of diagnosis. When I was first diagnosed February 20,...

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Holiday Gift Guide 2019: Bare Chest Calendar

Bare Chest Calendar 2020 Here’s one just for the gay guys out there—or anyone, really, who appreciates seeing healthy, handsome, barechested men working to raise...

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