"In the towering new novel Christodora, author Tim Murphy harnesses decades of personal and professional experience as an HIV journalist into a story that sweeps back and forth between the last several decades and beyond," Mark S. King writes.
Becoming a werewolf turns this Harry Potter character into an uncontrollable killer who needs to be isolated. Now JK Rowling says it's a metaphor for HIV. Not the best way to combat stigma, writes Becky Allen.
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.
"It was camaraderie. I think there was a lot of love. Even though people yelled at each other, it was still a common cause that everybody was around. So it was like family."
In the late 1980s, I let this odd, fussy man into my office at LA Shanti, my first AIDS agency job. He seemed earnest and harmless and he just wanted a few minutes of my time. "I have the cure for AIDS," he politely announced. Sadly, he wasn't the fi...
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.
Openly HIV-positive Paige Rawl is a finalist for Seventeen Magazine's Pretty Amazing Real Cover Girl Contest. Voting is open until Aug. 1.
When HIV came along and began to ravage gay communities, many comic book creators struggled with how to present the epidemic.
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...