Shawn + Gwenn

Judd Winick: The Hero Who Crashed The Real World

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I’ve written extensively about how much The Real World San Francisco influenced me- you know, the season of MTV’s reality show that featured Pedro Zamora and his life with HIV…. Read more

A Month of Superheroes: John Oliver

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The new issue of POZ is out, entitled “Suppression Superheroes”. You can check it out by clicking here. Inspired by this issue, I want to spend the next month highlighting… Read more

Merce- Original HIV Comedy Series!

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Now that 40 has sunk in, and I have recovered from my birthday festivities, I wanted to post an entry about one of my favorite new things: Merce! It’s so… Read more

Live Long and Prosper

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Today lovers of sci-fi and beyond are mourning the loss of Leonard Nimoy, best known for his portrayal of Spock in Star Trek. I’m not going to claim Trekkie status… Read more

Take the GLAAD Celibacy Challenge

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Gwenn and I are taking the Celibacy Challenge in solidarity with our gay, blood-donating friends. (photo by Christina Fleming) Would you give up sex for one year to donate blood?… Read more

Cash for the Stache? Let’s Rock AIDS!!

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You’ve seen the moustache… and more of me than you intended to this week… and, well, the time has come… so let’s harness the full power of Freddie Mercury together!… Read more

We Are Clean… AND the Champions (of the World)

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Shawn is growing a Freddie Mercury moustache to raise money for the MTV Staying Alive Foundation. Donations are doubled starting at 5 am EST on Thursday, December 4 and through… Read more

Former POZ Coverboy, Bob Bowers, Rocks On VH1

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Last month I posted a critical observation of VH1’s reality TV show, Couples Therapy. The post was in regard to how castmember Evel Dick’s HIV disclosure (in episode 5, “The… Read more