"There are shoulders of greatness that you stand upon; there are shadows of stigma you’ve emerged from," writes Kamaria Laffrey to her fellow long-term HIV survivors. "There is a journey to be traveled, and you, my beloved friend, are here to pave the way."
'Still at Risk' is about long-term survivors, but it's for younger gay men too.
"No matter how you choose to manage your perimenopause symptoms, know that life even with a hot flash is worth living," Rae Lewis-Thornton writes. "I'm a living witness, having lived with HIV for 33 years."
How do we include black gay men over 50 when we talk about the way HIV affects black gay men?
For David Salyer, seeing the "biohazard tattoo" on HIV-positive men -- and their comfort level with their status -- has forced him to confront his three-decades-long journey with the virus.
About 18% of AIDS cases in the U.S. female population are said to be in women older than age 50, and numbers of cases are expected to increase as women of all ages survive longer due to improved drug therapy and other treatment advances.
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