Shawn + Gwenn

A Month of Superheroes: Ryan White

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Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Ryan White CARE Act. This federal program has provided so many services to the HIV/AIDS community. Much thanks goes to Ryan White, who… Read more

Ryan White Would Have Turned 40 Today

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Ryan White, the AIDS educator who rose to prominence after his public battle to attend public school in the 1980’s, passed to spirit at age 18 in 1990, years before… Read more

A Field Trip Down Memory Lane

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Set your DVRs and Tivo for this one- tonight at 9 PM (EST) Anderson Cooper takes a look back at the last 30 years of HIV/AIDS. Included in the special… Read more

New Issue of Poz, My Article Ryan White Article

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The new issue of Poz magazine is out, and there’s an incredible article on the role that homophobia plays in the spread of HIV.  I contributed to the issue as… Read more

Ryan White- Twenty Years Ago Today

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Today marks the 20-year anniversary of the passing of Ryan White.  I never like to say someone “lost their battle with AIDS” simply because they were HIV positive when they… Read more

Ryan White: A Reason to Smile

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With all the concerns over health insurance reform and how that would help out people living with HIV, positoids managed to score a major victory on the Hill this week… Read more

Michael Jackson’s History with AIDS

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I didn’t mean for the title of this blog to be misleading.  Michael Jackson did not have AIDS.  But I didn’t want to not blog about what everyone will be… Read more