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Mary Bowman Arts in Activism Award Announced

honoring the poet, advocate, author, singer and young person living with AIDS Mary Bowman, the National AIDS Memorial and ViiV Healthcare have created the...

Paul Lisicky: Writer & Advocate

There Is No Later than Later Writer Paul Lisicky Talks with A&U’s Raymond Luczak About His New Memoir About Life at the Edge of the...

My Friend Jerry: Nonfiction by Richard Marino

My Friend Jerry by Richard Marino My friend Jerry Lazier lived at 484 Hayes Street in the Hayes Valley. The apartment was on the second floor....

Post-Apocalyptic Horror Show Ending in a Cher Song: Poetry by James...

Post-Apocalyptic Horror Show Ending in a Cher Song In the zombie apocalypse, I’m betting the queers outlive the heteros—we know what it is to survive not just...

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...

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...

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How Low Can You Go? A Brave New Campaign in Bexar County, Texas, Aims High by Chael Needle Thanks in large part to grass-roots advocates, the Undetectable...

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