Speaking of making dumb as hell decisions, nowhere do we make more zany and life altering choices than in the realm of sex and sexuality. With HIV infection rates in the black community hovering around 70% of all new cases within the last two years and young black gay/questioning youth making up 50 % of… Read More »
Some years back, I wrote a piece to the infectious and still omnipresent HIV disease. There is no logical reason for anyone to become infected. We are not dealing with logic. We are dealing with people. We are dealing with human beings whose only concern is : who will love me? Am I worthy of… Read More »
Long Beach, CA has the third or second highest HIV infection rate in the state of California.
Celibacy forced me to look at why I had sex and with whom.
When we are seeking love, most of us will risk becoming infected with HIV.
On Valentine’s Day 2010, I was dumped twice.
In the brilliant film, Change, the protagonist is charming, sweet, young and conflicted. As a young, black male, he struggles with his sexual identification. The people who know and love him see gays as problematic. He doesn’t come out or share his feelings for other young men and the cost is brutal. This leads to… Read More »
My new favorite past time is falling in love with men’s potential. Instead of taking an honest look at what a person presents as their true self, I like the big game of pretend. Basically, I wasn’t very bright and instead of examining my choices regarding my health and well being , I decided to… Read More »