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May 28th, 2014

Ten Things HIV Positive Guys Want Negative Guys to Know

Mark2013

When Donald Sterling dissed Magic Johnson for being promiscuous and unworthy, it was nothing new for people living with HIV. They’ve heard it all over the years. A lot of those misconceptions persist today, even […]

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May 22nd, 2014

The Battle for the Soul of AIDS

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While growing up gay in Bossier City, Lousiana, I would get saved at the drop of a hat. I loved the pageantry of church youth revivals, the thrill of coming forward to give my life […]

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April 23rd, 2014

NEGATIVE: HIV Negative Gay Men Speaking for Themselves

AJ Grab

“Talk to me like you talk to your friends when no one is around.” That was my only request when I sat down with each of four HIV negative gay men to create a short […]

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April 2nd, 2014

When People with HIV Became Suicide Bombers

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Maybe we should blame the criminal prosecutions of people with HIV on the mythical legend of Gaetan Dugas, also known by his slanderous nickname, Patient Zero. Dugas was a gay flight attendant from Canada who, […]

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March 24th, 2014

Lessons Learned from Kissing a Straight Boy

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Last night I kissed a straight guy full on the lips. Then he tenderly put his arms around me and kissed me back. Tonight I’m going to do it again. It sounds like conquest. Or […]

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March 11th, 2014

Will HIV Ever Be Safe Enough for You?

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There is a classic episode of Oprah from 1987 that can still raise my blood pressure. That year, the tiny town of Williamson, West Virginia, became part of a national discussion about AIDS when Mike […]

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February 28th, 2014

Our Problem with Being ‘CURED’ of HIV

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In the late 1980’s, 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 […]

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January 27th, 2014

The Sound and Fury of the PrEP Debate (and the Facts to Win It)

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“We don’t know the side effects of this drug. It’s too expensive. Insurance won’t cover it. It hasn’t been studied enough. It will encourage slutty behavior. And why the hell don’t people just use condoms?” […]

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January 19th, 2014

Designing and Disclosing on Project Runway

Mondo

If you’re considering how to best disclose your HIV positive status to everyone you know, here’s one suggestion: learn to sew. Television’s long-running reality hit Project Runway could be holding a spot just for you. […]

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December 30th, 2013

The Top Ten ‘Fabulous’ Posts of 2013

Mark King

The year 2013 was a game changer for My Fabulous Disease, and I want to thank you for your clicks, comments, and shares.  I have more confidence as an advocate and a writer, thanks to […]

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