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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...

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...

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...

The Test: Nonfiction by Paul A. Aguilar

The Test by Paul A. Aguilar This past October was the thirtieth anniversary of discovering I had acquired the human immunodeficiency virus, aka HIV. I was...

Pose on FX: Review

Pose Created by Ryan Muphy, Brad Falchuk & Steven Canals FX Reviewed by John Francis Leonard It’s 1990 in NYC. Madonna’s hit single “Vogue” is ruling the...

Meet Clay Brown: Fiction by Christina Renee Milliner

Meet Clay Brown by Christina Renee Milliner “My name is Clay Brown, I’m 19, and I was born with HIV.” Four sets of questioning eyes glared at...

Shaun David Hutchinson: Writer & Advocate

Choosing Life An Intrepid Advocate, YA Author Shaun David Hutchinson Encourages Readers to Protect Their Mental and Their Sexual Health by Dann Dulin Photos by Chris Piedra Suicide....

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