A House in Virginia
March 4, 2014
My first week or two after diagnosis was, as stated prior, during "the Polar Vortex." Generally, I hibernate in winter. Negative-number temps brings this hibernation up to an art form.
An Initiate at "The Vampire Academy"
March 3, 2014
I will admit that for more than a dozen years now, I've found HIV utterly fascinating.
New Rules: HIV Social Etiquette
February 25, 2014
A few years ago, I did some work volunteering for a project detailing the history of LGBT America. We had some fairly intense training sessions prior to launch, to make sure all volunteers were on the same page, especially where "sensitivity" and "political correctness" were concerned.
Why So Anonymous?
February 20, 2014
And yet: I'm fine. Better than fine, I'm thriving. Energy returning, shopping for gyms, et cetera. The life I knew, the gay culture I knew, the values I was instilled with... those are all dated and therefore pointless. The worldview I HAD is dead.
February 14, 2014
I have had many thoughts lately about this recent turn of events, but I learned something yesterday that might change my life going forward:
February 7, 2014
Well, I had to. Anyone in their 30s had their childhood/adolescence saturated by HIV/AIDS. Why? I blame Reagan and his "Khristian Konservative Koalition."
Mogwai Rule No. 1: On Nutrition After a New HIV Diagnosis
February 6, 2014
One of the common themes when I began perusing the wealth of material in online forums was this: After medication, nutrition is THE major adjustment thrust upon the recently-diagnosed.
I'm Dying and You Want Me to Get a Hug from a Bunch of F**gots? On Dallas Buyers Club
February 3, 2014
A couple of disclaimers: