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Voicing That Inner Scream: Nonfiction by Nick Hadikwa Mwaluko

Winner, Christopher Hewitt Award for Creative Nonfiction Voicing That Inner Scream: Visibility and AIDS in LGBT Africa by Nick Hadikwa Mwaluko LGBT Africa held two truths: you fuck,...

The Messenger: Nonfiction by Amy Peters

Essay by Amy Peters It was 1994. I was a nineteen-year-old college sophomore in Florida; I was also a member of the local ACT UP...

The Custody Visit (1987): Nonfiction by Andrea Laiacona Dooley

The Custody Visit (1987) by Andrea Laiacona Dooley Seventh grade ended, and it was time to visit my father in Indiana. We’d last seen him at...

(Billions of years ago)

(Billions of years ago) Billions of years ago there was a moment (or many millennia) of infinite density. A massive explosion caused the universe to begin...

Copper blue carrier protein: Poetry by Monica Carroll

Copper blue carrier protein —Monica Carroll Monica Carroll writes speculative poetry about the possibilities of health breakthroughs and barriers. She holds a PhD in philosophy and...

Elena Schwolsky: Advocate

Cuba Beckons Nurse Elena Schwolsky Built Bridges During the Early AIDS Pandemic by Dann Dulin What do you call it when you fall in love with a...

Fire in the Belly

At the recent Lambda Literary Awards, a ceremony that honors LGBT literature each year, a biography of writer and artist David Wojnarowicz was named...

When AIDS Was Funny: Review

When AIDS Was Funny Directed by Scott Calonico AD&D Production, Ltd. Reviewed by T.J. Banks The dots just don’t connect when it comes to Ronald Reagan and the...

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AIDS Education Posters Collection: Gallery

Up Against the Wall Author & Curator Jessica Lacher-Feldman Discusses a New Book that Showcases the University of Rochester’s AIDS Education Posters Collection by Chael Needle Some...