Positively Literary

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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....

Chuck Forester: Writer & Advocate

Sex Is Our Birthright Chuck Forester revisits the early epidemic in his new novel by Raymond Luczak Because I’d grown up in the Upper Midwest, as in...

Russell: Fiction by Geer Austin

Russell by Geer Austin When Russell Glickman died, sometime in the mid-eighties, he and I were completely out of touch. I’d seen him once or twice...

America in Transition: Review

America in Transition Created & directed by André Pérez Revry Reviewed by T.J. Banks Tiommi Luckett is an HIV advocate living in Arkansas. Dezjorn Gauthier is a model,...

Nicola Griffith: Writer & Advocate

I Am Not Anyone's Metaphor A&U’s Raymond Luczak talks with writer Nicola Griffith about HIV, disability & community Photos by Jennifer Durham Nicola Griffith is one of...

Mapplethorpe: Review

Mapplethorpe Directed by Ondi Timoner Samuel Goldwyn Films Reviewed by Hank Trout Patti Smith: “What will become of the world when no trace of you remains?” Robert Mapplethorpe: “I...

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