Results for "HIV"

How One Person, In the Wake of Their Own HIV Diagnosis, Came to Save the Life of Another. “I Like to Call It a Dark Blessing.”

by Dimitri Moïse

How One Person, In the Wake of Their Own HIV Diagnosis, Came to Save the Life of Another. “I Like to Call It a Dark Blessing.”

My name is Demitri Moïse and I am from Queens, New York. So back in 2018, I was diagnosed with HIV. It was one of the hardest things I think I’ve ever had to hear. It was a hug...

Gay Man Confronts Mental Illness, Addiction And His HIV Diagnosis With The Help Of Others. “I Found My Place In The Gay Community.”

by Coleman Goode

Gay Man Confronts Mental Illness, Addiction And His HIV Diagnosis With The Help Of Others. “I Found My Place In The Gay Community.”

So my name is Coleman Goode. I’m from Hallettsville, Texas. When I was 25 years old, I checked myself into a mental hospital because I tried to commit suicide. I, also, at that ...

HIV Diagnosis Reunites Son With Family. “That Kind Of Love Coming From Parents Who Threw Me Out Was Unexpected.”

by Shareef Hadid Jenkins

HIV Diagnosis Reunites Son With Family. “That Kind Of Love Coming From Parents Who Threw Me Out Was Unexpected.”

My name is Shareef Hadid Jenkins. I am from Lancaster, Pennsylvania Growing up, I knew I was different. I knew that people sort of whispered about me. My family would – my uncle...

Finding Love While Living Through The AIDS Epidemic.

by Ted Chapin

Finding Love While Living Through The AIDS Epidemic.

Coming Out To Parents in the 1970s Wasn’t Easy But “Time Heals All.” Every every gay man knows at some point in their childhood, certainly by puberty, that – what their a...

“Your Son Is Being Seen Around Town With Known Homosexuals.” Gay Life From The Sixties To Today.

by Michael Anastasio

“Your Son Is Being Seen Around Town With Known Homosexuals.” Gay Life From The Sixties To Today.

“What Was It Like? Stories by LGBTQ Elders” is a new program by I’m From Driftwood, in partnership with Comcast, the nation’s largest cable provider, and SAGE, the count...

After Telling Father About HIV Status, “I Don’t Give A Damn Who Knows.”

by Jamie Brickhouse

After Telling Father About HIV Status, “I Don’t Give A Damn Who Knows.”

Jamie Brickhouse is the author of Dangerous When Wet: A Memoir of Booze, Sex, and My Mother. TRANSCRIPT: I’m Jamie Brickhouse. I’m from Beaumont, Texas. When I was in college...

Love, Humor and Betty Boop: How One Man’s Struggle With AIDS Inspired An Ally.

by Janet Hart

Love, Humor and Betty Boop: How One Man’s Struggle With AIDS Inspired An Ally.

My name is Janet Hart and I’m from San Francisco. I grew up within the gay community. My mom came out when I was about 5 years old. My sister was probably about a year old. And ...

“He Helped Me Feel It Was Okay To Be Gay And Lutheran.”

by Rick Stuckey

“He Helped Me Feel It Was Okay To Be Gay And Lutheran.”

I’m Rick Stuckey from Chicago, Illinois. I’m Lutheran. I grew up Lutheran. I went to a Lutheran high school. And I always felt a little different. It was summer, it was June, ...

Man Finds New Purpose In Life and Work After Friend’s HIV Diagnosis

by D'Ontace Keyes

Man Finds New Purpose In Life and Work After Friend’s HIV Diagnosis

My name is D’Ontace Keyes. I am from Chicago, Illinois. In 2009, within Philadelphia, I was studying at the University of the Arts. It was my sophomore year and it was a really ...

LOAD MORE