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...

The Memories of Those Fallen Drive Us Forward

Rest in Peace The Memories of Those Fallen Drive Us Forward by Harry Breaux On Monday night, December 2, 2019, activist and long-term survivor Harry Breaux joined...

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,...

Choose Light

I have had the great fortune, for the last two years, of living next to one of the most beautiful parks in San Francisco....

Homeless in San Francisco

Throughout the thirty-one years that I have dealt with HIV/AIDS I have faced many serious challenges, but none so daunting as the one I...

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...

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...

The End of My World as I Knew It (And I...

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...

Dear Class of ’68

Dear Class of '68 Why I'm not attending my 50th reunion by Lewis Nightingale Dear Jim, Thanks for asking why I’m not coming to our 50th Reunion this...

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Dominic Colón: Cover Story

When Dominic Colón won the inaugural Write It Out! (WIO!) Playwright’s Prize competition for The War I Know, the thrill he felt leapt off...