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Still Here

Bruce Ward | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Bruce Ward

Hope. Before 1996, just saying the word -- just thinking it, imagining it -- was thought of as naive. Foolish. A clutching at straws. While never letting go of hope, even in my darkest moments, I nonetheless knew that I would die from this disease. And that my time was limited.

Why I Still (Kinda, Sorta) Go to the Gym

Bruce Ward | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Bruce Ward

Relationships and friendships have come and gone, illnesses have brought me to the brink of death and back to full health, medications have changed, many deaths have been mourned, careers have been thwarted and reimagined, often multiple times on the same day. But I have always kept a gym membership.

Longterm Survivors: A World AIDS Day Remembrance

Bruce Ward | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Bruce Ward

For over a decade, my primary focus had been to stay alive -- one day, one breath, at a time. Everything else became secondary. I lived in the country of AIDS, on another planet, in another century, speaking a foreign language, in what Virginia Woolf described as the "undiscovered country" of illness.

Alive and Kicking: POZ Commemorates 20 Years

Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr.

Despite naysayers from all sides, Sean Strub and his collaborators believed those of us living with HIV/AIDS deserved a magazine that offered us hope, provided us with information we needed to stay healthy and celebrated our lives by telling our stories.

The 2013 POZ 100: Celebrating Unsung Heroes

Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr.

The HIV/AIDS community has many heroes. Our best-known heroes range from celebrities and activists to politicians and researchers. But I believe that the overwhelming majority of our heroes are in our midst. The people on this year's list may not consider themselves heroes, but we do.

A Quilt For Charlie: Remembering My Brother Who Died Of AIDS

Suzanne Braun Levine | Posted 09.18.2012 | Fifty
Suzanne Braun Levine

It is particularly distressing to me that women -- including women in my age group -- are a growing population of new HIV cases. Many people past menopause don't understand that just because they can't get pregnant doesn't mean they don't need to practice safe sex.

Buffalo Bills to Take on Green Bay Packers

Alyssa Jung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Alyssa Jung

On paper, week two on the road against Green Bay doesn't look promising. In our heart of hearts, though, it could happen and here's why.