AIDS activism in the “after” years.
An essay on its history and future during a time when “gayness, we are told, is over.”
On PEPFAR, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, and the experience of covering AIDS in Africa.
The debate surrounding Truvada, the first drug approved by the FDA to prevent HIV.
“His life with the virus would be his witness, his public testimony. Performance as life, and life as performance.”
The benefits of getting sick in New York.
Richard Gere, AIDS anxiety and the search for the “Original Gerbil.”
Sex and status disclosure in the age of Grindr and undetectable HIV-levels.
I've grown, over the last few months, the beginnings of concerned; he's started to suffer bouts of malaise. Nothing too regular, or too terrible: mild stomach aches, sore joints, general lethargy. In anyone else, it could be anything, etc. In Chad, I grow attuned to the slightest variation in temperature, to the distracted look behind his eyes when food isn't sitting with him.
A profile of the artist.
"Unfortunately, death is a fact of life. I don't think it's happened to me any more unfairly than to anyone else. It could always be worse. I've lost a lot of people, but I haven't lost everybody. I didn't lose my parents or my family. But it's been an incredible education, facing death, facing it the way that I've had to face it at this early age."