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Sherri Lewis

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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...

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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...

Dear Class of ’68

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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,...

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...

From Walls to Spectrums

For years I have lived behind a wall. The wall is real, a boundary of my own making, but my conception of it changed...

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