Shawn + Gwenn

PSA: If You’re Offended By The #BlackLivesMatter POZ Cover Then You’re Stupid

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I noticed some blowback on POZ’s Facebook page after the recent issue went up, which features the cover story “Black Lives Matter”. Here’s a sampling of what was written in… Read more

#MartinShkreli: From Checkmate to Inmate?

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Santa Poz has bestowed a wondrous gift upon us this holiday season. This week Martin Shkreli was arrested on charges of fraud unrelated to the Daraprim price hike that delivered… Read more

Magnetic (Serodiscordant) Couples on TV

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As someone who is HIV positive and in a relationship with someone who is HIV negative, I was excited to hear that a serodiscordant (“magnetic”) couple was going to be… Read more

#DoingIt for #HIV Testing

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Gwenn and I are proud to take part in the CDC’s Act Against AIDS campaign, “Doing It”. This is all about HIV testing- to have a healthy relationship, each partner… Read more

The Secret Sex Lives of Emojis- EXPOSED!

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This World AIDS Day, MTV Staying Alive has exposed the secret sex lives of emojis in this shocking video: VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED. Well, it’s no secret that emojis have… Read more

Before I Die

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Before I die… before I die I want to experience something I never have: life without hemophilia. I had a decade without HIV, and I’d like to enjoy as many… Read more

Shaking the Disease: An Unlikely Tribute to Depeche Mode

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This month’s issue of POZ Magazine is all about long-term survivors. And this year marks a special occasion in my own long-term journey as a positoid… 25 years ago, I… Read more

Enter the… Blood Mirror!

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It’s Halloween season- and that means that a lot of fake blood is being used for cheap scares. But what shouldn’t be scary? Blood donations from the gay community. And… Read more