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The Line: Fiction by Philip Dean Walker

The Line by Philip Dean Walker Michael sits alone in the front row of the balcony at the empty Shubert Theatre looking down at the line....

Robert Carr: Writer & Advocate

"Who Are Your Dead?" Robert Carr Talks to A&U’s Noah Stetzer About His New Poetry Collection, The Unbuttoned Eye “Who are your dead?” Asked and answered in...

No Funny Business: Nonfiction by Liam O’Brien

No Funny Business by Liam O'Brien "Would you like to see my place?” Sam asked, and tapped his hand, anxious, on my knee. “No funny business.” “Sure,”...

The Unseen: A Short Story Excerpt by Joseph Jess Rey

The Unseen (a short story excerpt) by Joseph Jess Rey Los Angeles, January 1988 The deaths began at the start of the decade. Five gay men were...

Man Made Out of…: Poems by Nathaniel Rosenthalis

Man Made Out of Medical Institution after Brendan Fernandes’ “In PrEP We Trust” A blue field I in a blue shirt see two other men in different blue shirts walk away then...

Nurses On The Inside: Review by Hank Trout

Nurses on the Inside: The New York City Frontline of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic by Ellen Matzer, Valery Hughes Tree District Books, LLC Reviewed by Hank Trout Everything...

Traveler’s Blues: Nonfiction by Jay Vithalani

Traveler's Blues by Jay Vithalani The best-laid schemes o’ mice an’ men / Gang aft agley… "Gang aft agley" is the lovely Scots phrase for “Often...

The Scream of the Phoenix: Nonfiction by Jesús Guillén

The Scream of the Phoenix to all kinds of survivors around the world Most of us cry when we are born because the trauma of...

Decade: Life in the ’80s: Drama by Bruce Ward

Decade: Life in the '80s Written and performed by Bruce Ward The 1980s One hell of a decade Decade: Life in the ’80s was first produced in 1992,...

Walt Odets: Advocate & Writer

Digging Out of Stigma Psychologist & Author Walt Odets Talks with A&U’s Hank Trout About Navigating HIV and Other Issues Impacting Gay Men’s Lives When your...

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Gabriel Garbow: Artist