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Brian Belovitch

Brian Belovitch's Journey Through HIV and His Full-Circle Transgender Experience

Diagnosed with HIV in 1987 while living as a trans woman in New York City, long-term survivor Brian Belovitch documents his life and journey in a new memoir.

'Stonewall Strong': John-Manuel Andriote's Take on Resilience in the Face of HIV Img

'Stonewall Strong': John-Manuel Andriote's Take on Resilience in the Face of HIV

Author John-Manuel Andriote tells inspiring stories of his own experiences and pivotal happenings in LGBTQ history in the past hundred years, showing how often the gay community has been bold, loving, strong, victorious, and resilient.

The Pox Lover: An Activist's Decade in New York and Paris Img

The Pox Lover: An Activist's Decade in New York and Paris

Anne-christine d'Adesky has selected an excerpt from her new memoir drawn from the author's 1990s diaries.

Examining Death, Including the One I Caused: A Blog Entry by Mark S. King Img

Examining Death, Including the One I Caused: A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

"Chris Glaser's beliefs are many and steadfast, but his faith in love is his most unyielding conviction," Mark S. King writes.

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For My Friend Luis López-Detrés: 'Relentless'

Moisés Agosto-Rosario dedicated this short story to Luis Lopez-Detres, who died suddenly on September 9\. It was inspired by a song Luis wanted Moisés to hear and dance to with him.

Recovering From Meth, Rebuilding a Sex Life: A Blog Entry by Mark S. King Img

Recovering From Meth, Rebuilding a Sex Life: A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

Mark S. King recognized himself on page after page of a new book on gay men and crystal meth, including the fusing of sexuality and addiction, stumbling blocks of recovery and the deep shame that haunts active addiction and the recovery process.

_HIV and Baby Makes Three_ Busts Pregnancy Myths With True Life Stories Img

HIV and Baby Makes Three Busts Pregnancy Myths With True Life Stories

When Heather Boerner found out that serodiscordant couples could have safe, condomless sex to conceive a child, she knew she had to share these couples' stories.

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HIV-Positive Cover Girl?

Openly HIV-positive Paige Rawl is a finalist for _Seventeen Magazine_'s Pretty Amazing Real Cover Girl Contest. Voting is open until Aug. 1.

The Truth Is Bad Enough: What Became of the Happy Hustler? Img

The Truth Is Bad Enough: What Became of the Happy Hustler?

The story behind the title of Michael Kearns' memoir The Truth is Bad Enough is as delicious as the title itself. As Kearns' parents -- themselves worthy of a Tennessee Williams subplot -- battled each other at their divorce proceeding when Michael w...

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Examining Death, Including the One I Caused

"My memorial service will be fabulous," gushes blogger Mark S. King. "I first outlined it during the initial, deadly wave of AIDS in the 1980's, and have edited it here and there over the years, updating the songs I would like played or the video foo...