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Mark S. King gets some vape love from advocate Damon L. Jacobs

This HIV Survivor Quit Smoking to Vape. Don't Judge. A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

"My years of smoking are much more likely to kill me than HIV," Mark S. King writes. "I suppose that's progress, and testament to how far we have come in my 32 years living with the virus. So why am I so defensive about my switch to vaping?"

Zachary Booth and Alan Cumming in 'After Louie'

After Louie Film Review: An AIDS Survivor, Barely Surviving

Mark S. King reviews director Vincent Gagliostro's semi-autobiographical film starring Alan Cumming as a a shell-shocked gay veteran of the 1980s trying to come to grips with his tragic past.

This Latinx Drag Queen's HIV Disclosure Brought Down the House in Brooklyn Img

This Latinx Drag Queen's HIV Disclosure Brought Down the House in Brooklyn

We chatted with Lady Quesa'Dilla, who's feeding queer black and brown children guacamole -- and self-love.

Living Out Loud: An Interview With Drag Performer Ongina Img

Living Out Loud: An Interview With Drag Performer Ongina

Since he disclosed his HIV status on season 1 of RuPaul's Drag Race, Ryan Ong Palao has used the persona of Ongina to promote HIV testing and prevention.

Now, More Than Ever: Reflection on Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Img

Now, More Than Ever: Reflection on Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

"As a queer man in his 40s who's lived with HIV for 8 years, I feel like we are living in an HIV age that is absolutely incredible," Julio Fonseca writes.

Self-Acceptance in the Face of Addiction and HIV Img

Self-Acceptance in the Face of Addiction and HIV

Jason Arsenault's quest to battle addiction, stigma and shame has given him a renewed sense of hope, and unexpectedly shaped his career path.

The Terrifying Crystal Meth Story I Have Never Told: A Blog Entry by Mark S. King Img

The Terrifying Crystal Meth Story I Have Never Told: A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

"When my guard is down, it comes to me. It flashes across my mind, an uninvited assault the dark memory rushes in like a raid."

Merce with his Fairies

Embracing My Inner Annie to Combat HIV Stigma

In today's crazy world, "a web series like Merce, which shows someone living with HIV and thriving, surrounded by loving family and friends and living unapologetically, is more important than ever."

Peter Dombret

Muscles From Brussels: Peter Positive Has Turned His HIV Status Into a Positive Lifestyle

Peter, a business owner living with HIV in Brussels, Belgium, has taken his HIV status and turned it into a life philosophy of healthy living and positive energy.

Bringing Sexy Back: Chris Tipton-King and the PrEP Project Img

Bringing Sexy Back: Chris Tipton-King and the PrEP Project

Filmmaker Chris Tipton-King talks about the PrEP Project, his new web series that's funny, smart, well made and sexy as hell. It's so not-safe-for-work sexy that the videos were taken down from Facebook for their R-rated sensual scenes.