Tag "Life"

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What Happens When You Stop Fearing AIDS and Learn to Live with HIV

Originally published on intomore.com I first learned I was HIV positive in March of 2005. I was 30 years old, and the news gutted me. I can still remember the

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THE VALLEY OF SHADOW OF DEATH

Some people were born with a silver spoon, some others with a rubber spoon. Unfortunately, I came around the time when all the spoons were exhausted. All my years growing

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THE TEMPLATE

The news making the rounds at home is that concerning my older brother’s upcoming nuptials to some pretty young lady. It feels strange honestly but I’m happy for him. In

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Growing Old With HIV And How To Cope With Aging

Paul Thorn, author of HIV Happy, talks about how to deal with those grey hairs you never thought you would have. * Time is the great equalizer. We are all

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THE TRUTH

They say you leave a piece of you in everyone you date and break up with. They say you keep leaving pieces of yourself till there is nothing left inside

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The First And Many Other Times

I wish I could tell that exact moment I discovered I was attracted to guys. I can’t. I remember when I was in shorts, my mates and I would go

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THE DEVIL UNDER YOUR SKIN

I want to tell you a story about life. And it begins and ends with my very first boyfriend. For the purpose of this story, I will call him ‘Karl’.

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THE SIGNIFICANCE OF BOBRISKY

Let me just come right out and say it: I like Bobrisky. And not in the generic “I like babies; they are cute” way. I do like Bobrisky. Beyond his

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The Timeline Of A Lesbian

Originally published on nigeriangenius.com The year is 1994. I am born. I exist. The year is 1998. I’m a four year old girl. My family and I have just relocated

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Lemonade: The Poetry (A Gay Man’s Perspective)

This is an ode to gay men who have been in abusive relationships. Originally from Beyoncé’s Lemonade visual album, here is a gay man’s perspective of the poetry. PART 1: