After a bipolar-disorder diagnosis, Candis Y. McDow found healing and a renewed sense of purpose through therapy, medication, and writing.
For these LGBTQ community members, the late 1970s through early 1980s was a time of first relationships and life in NYC and Seattle, set against a backdrop of uneasiness amid rumors of "weird infections."
Working at Whitman-Walker Clinic in the early 1980s, George Bellinger Jr. was among the first to see posters warning people to be careful and to wear condoms.
If medical providers want to ensure adherence and linkage to care for people living with HIV, they will need to check their humanity.
Health, social, and psychological issues pummel people living with HIV on a daily basis, yet our community continues to not just survive, but to thrive.
It can take a little time to find a therapist who is a good fit, but a good therapeutic relationship can help you turn your story from gloomy to Emmy-winning.
What to do if you’re unsure about getting a COVID-19 vaccine? Go to reliable sources of health information, as Candis Y. McDow does here, inviting all to join in on her journey.
A Black gay man living with HIV, Monte J. Wolfe has strived to navigate body shaming his entire life. But since COVID-19 lockdowns began, his coping mechanisms have been strained to the limit.
Like many people, bodybuilder Raif Derrazi is trying to find balance during the stress of COVID times. His balance just happens to include his social media presence and living with HIV.
What is the experience of growing up Black and queer in America? Hari Ziyad’s new book Black Boy Out of Time offers a story that is part memoir, part theory, part manifesto, and part prayer.