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...

“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...

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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...

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...

There, and Back Again

There, and Back Again Reconsidering the journey between that day and now by Nigel Bray So. There we are then. The 11th day of the 11th month,...

The Uninvited Guest: A Survivor’s World AIDS Day Reflection

The Uninvited Guest A Survivor’s Reflections on World AIDS Day 2019 by Hank Trout T   he first World AIDS Day was observed on December 1, 1988. Less than a...

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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...

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...

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The End of My World as I Knew It (And I didn't feel fine) by Daralt It was 1987 and R.E.M.’s “It’s The End Of The World...

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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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