My former bullies pay extra to come backstage and meet me after shows, and I pretend not to know them in front of their friends. It is the most divine pleasure to exact the revenge of the brutalized child that resides within.
World AIDS Day falls on December 1st, and on that day and most days, I think about AIDS, and what the disease has taken from me. It has taken a lot from me. More than I can think about sometimes, more than I want to remember. More than anything should take from a person.
I don't know why it's a difficult concept to understand. Most of the people I know have had sex with more than one person, and many have sex outside marriage. I just happen to have had it with people all along the gender scale.