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MTV’s RE:DEFINE Rocks Dallas and HIV

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Full dislosure- I’m a big mark for the MTV Staying Alive Foundation. They fund grants worldwide to provide young people with the tools and resources necessary to implement HIV prevention… Read more

Ryan White, 25 Years

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Ryan White passed to spirit on this day 25 years ago- he was 18 years old, yet in that short time he educated millions of people worldwide about how HIV… 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

My Sexy Freddie Mercury Shower Pic

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The Freddie Mercury moustache has arrived in style on World AIDS Day thanks to Jack Mackenroth’s #weareALLclean social media campaign/fundraiser for Housing Works. It’s been so much fun to participate… Read more

The Power of a Freddie Mercury Moustache

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  I’m in the process of doing something I’ve never done before… I’m growing a Freddie Mercury moustache. I’m revealing the moustache on World AIDS Day, December 1. Then, with… 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

Pedro Zamora, Half A Lifetime Ago

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Today marks 20 years since Pedro Zamora passed. That’s half my lifetime ago, but the loss still resonates with me because of Pedro’s influence on my life and my work… Read more

Ethan Zohn: Cancer and World Cup Survivor

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Soccer is the most popular sport in the world. But in the United States it’s a polarizing topic of discussion, not unlike the issue of abortion, Michael Bay reboots and… Read more