Raymond Luczak: Writer & Advocate

Love, Loss & Rage Lyrical and erotic, Raymond Luczak’s Flannelwood explores the art of losing by Hank Trout Photographed exclusively for A&U by Brent Dundore Raymond Luczak can...

Dale Guy Madison: Advocate

Fuck fear! I’ve heard that significant phrase quite a lot over the past year, and it unquestionably applies to Dale Guy Madison. The actor...

Adam B. Shapiro: Advocate

A Beautiful Heart Actor Adam B. Shapiro talks about The Normal Heart, de-stigmatizing HIV and bridging divides Text & photos by Alina Oswald Many might recognize NYC-based...

Lillibeth Gonzalez: Advocate

To Be Continued.... Lillibeth Gonzalez, a long-term AIDS survivor, used her pain as a stepping stone into her “golden” years by Candace Y.A. Montague Photographed exclusively for...

Candy Samples’ Powers for Good: Scott Kramer

Scott Kramer, LCSW, is another New Yorker I’m proud to call a dear friend. Five years ago we bonded over stories about HIV, as...

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....

Mj Rodriguez: Cover Story

Role-Model Realness Triple threat actress, singer, voguer Mj Rodriguez is poised to uplift the transgender community one stage at a time Text & photos by Sean Black As...

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...

Bobbee Trans Mooremon: Advocate

Yep, that’s my friend’s legal name! Bobbee tells yours truly that a transgender person has the right to change their name. Her family called her...

Reverend Yolanda: Advocate

Sacred Calling Award-winning singer/songwriter Reverend Yolanda offers a course in miracles, teaching about trans and HIV activism, self-empowerment & self-growth Text & Photos by Alina Oswald I...

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