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There’s Life after HIV/AIDS

There’s Life after HIV/AIDS

Remember that family member of mine who was diagnosed with HIV years before me? The last thing I heard from my dear mother was that he was currently lying unconscious in the hospital. I found out too late. Apparently he hasn't been...

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No Lifeguard On Duty – The Condom Checklist

No Lifeguard On Duty – The Condom Checklist

The harsh truth of gay dating life is that there is no “lifeguard on duty.” Yes, “swim at your own risk” because no one will stop you, even when you get too close to “sharks.” The only thing that you can rely on is that little voice inside your head. Remember Olivia...

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Your Life is Worth Saving: Get Tested

Your Life is Worth Saving: Get Tested

It was liberating, I must say, when I decided to disclose my HIV status on Magdalene a couple of weeks ago. I want to thank the editors for allowing me to share my story here. I received text messages, e-mails, and comments from old friends (including those who I...

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