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"My message to you, this and every World AIDS Day, is please do your best to learn from our experiences so you are not doomed to repeat them," Reggie Smith writes. "If you have contracted HIV, change the things that you can to create as much of a str...
Blogger Reggie Smith decries the lack of focus on experiences of heterosexual black men at the U.S.'s largest HIV community meeting.
"The thing you want when you are drowning is a life preserver. It doesn't matter who throws it to you," writes blogger Reggie Smith, on what his fellow "heteromagnetic" couples could learn from the LGBT community. "An attitude of intolerance or indif...
"Heterosexual people have much to discuss and do, behaviorally, if we are going to successfully stem the tide of new HIV infections," muses Reggie Smith in his latest blog entry.
"When we are having honest conversations about the nature of our lusts without the drama of preconceived ideas, is when humanity will grow," blogger Reggie Smith writes.
"Have you ever been faced with your own mortality? When I was at the end of active addiction to heroin, I thought I wanted to die and wanted time to stop. "
"The allure of sex is so strong, that most of us, no matter what we say publicly, will gamble with our lives for the chance to "lose our minds" for a little while."
"We all bring "emotional baggage" to our relationships, but without tools for healing and dealing with issues as they arise, we are liable to let our emotions determine our words and actions. "
"In America, greedy politicians and people who lack empathy use the power we gave them to starve and deny the less fortunate. We can do better than this as a society."
Then there's a time Seems like you'll never find Someone willing to love you Keep on lookin', you'll soon discover
**A mighty love Will sometimes makes you weep and moan A mighty love You sit all day by the telephone Cause you're all alone You n...