Lost & Found

Lost & Found The disorientation of survival calls for us to create new ways to navigate by Mark Olmsted I came out very early, at sixteen, in...

A Fight for Community Connections

One week after graduating high school, I escaped my small Ohio town for college. Upon coming out, my family rejected me, which fired up...

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....

11.11.11.: My War Began That Day

11.11.11. My war began that day by Nigel Bray What does that mean to most of us? Armistice, probably. The end of slaughter. Our boys, the ones...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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Just*in Time: Testicular Cancer Prevention

Just*in Time by Justin B. Terry-Smith Here we are in April, the month where a lot of us think about Easter and Easter egg hunts. As...