Tag Archives: HIV

Visionaries and Truthtellers Presents: From The Price is Right to HIV activist (video)

Mark S. King is a writer, activist and overall great guy. We met a decade ago and he encouraged me to share my thoughts (on life as a black, gay middle aged man) online. Mark continues to challenge all forms of domination. Recently, the Association of LGBTQ journalists presented King with the Sarah Pettit Memorial Award for the LGBTQ… Read More »

Visionaries and Truthtellers Presents: Craig Washington (video)

Craig is a writer and social activist. He is committed to Black Gay Men living and loving well. In the tradition of Essex Hemphill, Marlon Riggs and Isaac Julien, this is a man whose life has weight and meaning. Sit back. Listen and prepare to be schooled. Visionaries and Truthtellers is a series of conversations with… Read More »

Nine Things Black Folks Need to Stop Doing Part 5 ( Sex and Sexuality))

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 »

Smart Slut 2… Love will not keep you HIV free

Most of the HIV positive people I know became infected in the course of a relationship. After talking with a good friend from overseas, I was informed of this incredible theory. My brilliant ally and I discussed at length the risks people are willing to take and for what reason.