"Yes, the numbers are going down, but don't get too excited."
In his first time writing publicly about his HIV status, Aaron Anderson details how he learned to love after being diagnosed with HIV.
"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...
"It's sad that we have to jump up and holler to be recognized 30 years into this epidemic," writes Corrie Franks about being a heterosexual man with HIV.
Which Black Lives Matter? 2015 U.S. Conference on AIDS Informs, Inspires and Reminds: A Blog Entry by Reggie Smith
Blogger Reggie Smith decries the lack of focus on experiences of heterosexual black men at the U.S.'s largest HIV community meeting.
When we discuss the HIV/AIDS epidemic in black America, heterosexual men are often missing from the conversation. But in order to fully address this epidemic head on, this forgotten demographic must be included. Here's how we bridge the gap.
I want to start an organization to save my life.
If whales, snails, Chrysler and Nixon can be saved, the lives of Black men are priceless and must be saved.
-- Essex Hemphill
With a 27-year history of drinking, using drugs and sleeping with hundreds of women, Greg Braxton's AIDS diagnosis in 1994 came as no surprise. He'd blown through a string of careers because of his addictions: steel mill worker, Chicago police offi...