Shawn + Gwenn

My Fellow Thinbloods

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In writing MY PET VIRUS, the one group that I was most worried about in terms of how the book would be received was my fellow thinbloods. Wasn’t quite sure… Read more

Back From the Book Tour

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Though it probably wasn’t as exciting as a KISS tour circa ’78, the My Pet Virus book tour went off without a hitch. I met a lot of people– online… Read more

MY PET VIRUS Released

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Five and a half years ago I started writing this book. And today, it’s finally out there. Pretty surreal… And last night, at my first reading, the place was packed…. Read more

The Whirlwind Book Tour Begins

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Tonight I’m doing my first book reading. I’ve heard that, if you’re not David Sedaris, you shouldn’t even do an actual reading because you’ll bore the audience to tears. But… Read more

USA Today Reviews My Book!

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Holy shit. Yes, MY PET VIRUS is reviewed in USA Today… today. In the actual paper, there’s even a little photo of the cover. It really is too cool. Gwenn… Read more

9/11 and Viral Load Results

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The best result I could ask for came in today with my labs… an undetectable viral load! That means, for the time being, I’m good to go as far as… Read more

Lab Results

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I got lab work done this week to see how the Week On/Week Off (Wax on, wax off?) treatment plan is going with my meds. The T Cell count dipped… Read more

This Is Me

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The following video was made for an MTV Program called “ThinkHIV: This Is Me”. It didn’t make the show, so I’m using it– with additional edits, consider this the Director’s… Read more