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Book Review

10 22, 2012

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

By | October 22nd, 2012|Book Review, Gay Life, Living with HIV/AIDS, Meth and Recovery, My Fabulous Disease|5 Comments

Kearns’ story includes a bizarre intersection between us that I found so revelatory and disturbing that I had to actually put the book down for several days while I reexamined an entire section of my life.

03 15, 2011

The Book with a Promise: It Gets Better

By | March 15th, 2011|Book Review, Family and Friends, Gay Life, My Fabulous Disease, News|4 Comments

There were moments while reading It Gets Better, the new book inspired by the YouTube video project to help bullied youth, when my heart leapt to my throat and hovered there. It happened a few times, quite unexpectedly, usually while in the middle of some essay from an author I'd never heard of. In an [...]

11 8, 2010

Examining death, including the one I caused.

By | November 8th, 2010|Book Review, Family and Friends, Gay Life, Meth and Recovery, My Fabulous Disease|16 Comments

My memorial service will be fabulous, I can assure you of that. 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 footage shown. Focusing on the spectacle, though, may just [...]

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