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My Fabulous Disease:
How Do We Solve a Problem Like Pintauro?

October 07 0 Comments Category: Blogs, Health, News

We don’t always get the spokesperson we want. We have to work with the celebrity we are dealt (ask any transgender activist in this Year of Caitlyn). And it’s unfair to expect a random person with a celebrity past to be conversant on every aspect of HIV important to us.

Huffington Post:
The Most Important Gay Porn Film Ever Made?

September 18 0 Comments Category: Blogs, Health, News

This was not a film that was made in the absence of HIV but was created because of HIV. You can practically hear a disembodied voice whispering, “Watch closely. This is how gay men have sex now…”

My Fabulous Disease:
Sean Strub and the Legacy of AIDS

August 17 0 Comments Category: Blogs, Health, News

I don’t think the LGBT community, or people with HIV, have gotten the credit we deserve for what we did in those early years. How we came together to love and care for each other was something remarkable.

My Fabulous Disease:
Damon L. Jacobs – The Calm in the PrEP Storm

August 08 0 Comments Category: Blogs, Health, News

“For so long, pleasure could only result in something tragic, rather than seen as something important and powerful. To challenge that belief system, we need to have patience and compassion and empathy.” – Damon L. Jacobs

Huffington Post:
How Gay Porn Helped Build the Gay Rights Movement

May 03 0 Comments Category: Blogs, Health, News

…at a time when mainstream media portrayed homosexuals as pathological, depressive and criminal, porn offered a sunny alternative.

Manhunt Cares: Highlights from the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections

February 24 0 Comments Category: Blogs, Health, News

Seattle, Washington — AVAC today called for a global action plan including targets, resources and research agendas to accelerate access to daily oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), with a particular focus on those hardest hit and most underserved.