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This is probably the first composition I wrote ever on HIV AND AIDS.

I wrote it way way back so it may not be as comprehensive as should be expected. 346 more words


Eurovision 2015: the kitsch-fest comes of age?

by Ianthe Greenwood

Our Eurovision correspondent checks out the talent in Vienna.

 Love it or loathe it, the Eurovision Song Contest has become a cultural institution over the decades since its first tentative broadcast back in 1956. 565 more words


Journalism, Kenya, covering the HIV/AIDS epidemic

I don’t talk about my journalism degree much (I’m not especially proud of it), but it is a thing that I earned once upon a time. 3,632 more words


Guest Blogger Rob Quinn: Our Voice Matters!

By Rob Quinn

On April 13 and 14, nearly 400 HIV/AIDS advocates from 30 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, traveled to Washington, D.C. to AIDSWatch 2015, the nation’s largest annual constituent-based national HIV/AIDS advocacy event. 855 more words


HIV Positive

HIZ Positive

I have been AIDS positive since 1986
managed the virus not its complications
AIDS rattles around, an unwelcomed houseguest
that knows its place, a houseguest that stays too long… 192 more words


The Cannes amfAR Gala- Bridal glamour at its peak

The Cannes #amfAR2015 gala is here and don’t we know it?! Celebrities such as Eva Longoria, Karlie Kloss, Gigi Hadid and Paris Hilton have waltzed onto the red carpet with style, edge and purpose- to (fashionably) draw publicity to a selfless foundation that works tirelessly to raise aids awareness. 225 more words


The Hush

This is a long one.  Get some tea.

Last night I learned that a young man from around my way had died. Over the past several weeks, he has been in the hospital largely unresponsive and plainly diminished. 1,612 more words