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06 30, 2017

‘Blood Disgust’ is Nothing New to People with HIV

By | 2018-03-23T11:41:36+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Living with HIV/AIDS, My Fabulous Disease, News, Prevention and Policy, Trump|0 Comments

It is coursing through our veins, sustaining life and fighting disease, and yet we fear it. The sight of a few drops can make an adult faint. A bucket of it in a movie is the very definition of horror. Even as Donald Trump contributes his perverted, sexist new layer of blood revulsion (through a [...]

02 15, 2011

My Fabulous Disease: The Complete Video Collection

By | 2016-07-27T14:00:16+00:00 February 15th, 2011|A LIST OF ALL "MFD" VIDEOS, Family and Friends, Gay Life, Living with HIV/AIDS, Meth and Recovery, My Fabulous Disease, News, Prevention and Policy|1 Comment

Here is a brief description and link to the entire collection of My Fabulous Disease videos, stretching back to the premiere episode in 2008. The videos have been viewed in classrooms, at conferences and in support groups, and you're welcome to re-post and share with proper credit. This list is always available to you for [...]

09 16, 2010

Dueling Videos: Oprah in 1987 and AIDS activism in 2010

By | 2010-09-16T14:28:05+00:00 September 16th, 2010|Living with HIV/AIDS, My Fabulous Disease, News, Prevention and Policy|6 Comments

In 1987, I was a 26 year old living in Los Angeles and trying to face the horror of having tested positive with HIV. Television blasted daily reports of the death toll, the suicides of people with HIV, and even the deterioration and death of Rock Hudson. But nothing frightened me more than an episode [...]

03 4, 2010

Oprah Comes Calling

By | 2011-11-04T07:36:55+00:00 March 4th, 2010|Family and Friends, My Fabulous Disease|0 Comments

In this episode of my ongoing video series, Oprah reaches out to touch... me! It leads to bittersweet memories of Louise Hay (the "Hayrides" of the 1980s in West Hollywood), and of my gay brother Dick and his partner's struggle with AIDS. Also, I get an annual physical with Dr. David Morris.