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...

It Seems: Poetry by Joy Gaines-Friedler

It Seems only three years ago we began our goodbyes. Pray for me you asked, and I had no idea how, or if I did pray what it might...

Inoculations: Poetry by Raymond Luczak

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Walking with Angels: Poetry by Emanuel Xavier

Editor's note: Originally featured in the June 2008 issue of A&U.   Walking with Angels for Lindsay AIDS knows the condom wrapped penetration of strangers and lovers, deep inside only a...

HIV in the Ghetto: Review

HIV in the Ghetto An Analysis of the Lived Experiences of African-American Women With HIV in Chicago’s Inner City by Dr. Kenneth M. Nole CreateSpace Reviewed by John...

Stephen Zerance: Writer & Advocate

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Bed Making After the ER: Poetry by Robert Carr

Bed Making After the ER if I hold this threadbare sheet just right let hot breeze blow through my open window and become noon light I can almost feel the...

Zack: Poetry by Jeni Booker Senter

Zack “I am become Death. Shatterer of Worlds.” ——Bagavad-Ghita I. I envied his flaming pride and his carelessness. I envied the way he openly painted his nails Glittery Gold And...

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...

In Which I hate My Bones: Poetry by Ajay Sawant

In Which I hate My Bones Bones like sticks, calcite rolls, bones underneath intolerant skin and loose muscles, bones made of stones, like transparent lamenting through years of...

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