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A Friendship Across Prison Walls

Incarcerated writer Tim Hinkhouse interviews his friend Betty about their shared experiences of living with HIV, loneliness, and loss.

How One LGBTQ Clinic Practices Trauma-Focused Therapy Img

How One LGBTQ Clinic Practices Trauma-Focused Therapy

Morris Roy, Ph.D., with Callen-Lorde Community Health Center in New York City, explains how therapists can help people who have experienced trauma find peace of mind.

Aaron Anderson with Claire Gasamagera and their son Calvin.

I Found Love (and Love of Self) After HIV, and You Can Too

In his first time writing publicly about his HIV status, Aaron Anderson details how he learned to love after being diagnosed with HIV.

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Healing Touch and Melting Stress

From the hug that comforts a crying child to the hand that steadies the shoulder of an anxious friend, touch can be a powerful tonic. As a long-term survivor of 24 years and counting, I am constantly exploring ways to enhance my physical, emotional a...

Discovering Me: A Blog Entry by Tree Alexander Img

Discovering Me: A Blog Entry by Tree Alexander

"They say a single event can awaken within us a stranger, totally unknown to us. That's just what happened to me. A serious reality check broke the slump I was in, and I have come to see so many things that I left for neglect."

The Beginning of a New Me: A Blog Entry by Ria Denise Img

The Beginning of a New Me: A Blog Entry by Ria Denise

"I wasn't someone who fit the criteria for contracting the virus. I wasn't born to an infected mother, didn't engage in unprotected sex of any kind, and never received any blood transfusions or took part in intravenous drug use. It didn't cross my mi...

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Lazarus Gets A Third Wind

If patients who gained renewed health because of successful AIDS treatments indeed experienced "The Lazarus Syndrome," then our man Lazarus has been up and on his feet for a couple of years now. The euphoria of his good fortune has begun to wear off ...