HAPPINESS

Some day, sometime, something’s going to make you wonder where ‘happiness’ has gone! You will wonder why one has to be here and endure events that had better be avoided and, never happened. To know joy, the opposite must be there to draw a contrast and resonance. What unhappiness was created by our own misjudgments…

UNCONDITIONAL ACCEPTANCE OF YOURSELF

Many of us are familiar with the idea of loving our spouses, children, or parents unconditionally — and we might even try to practice that unconditional love, though imperfectly. But do we try to love ourselves unconditionally? For many of us, there’s an underlying feeling of not being good enough, wanting to be better, wanting…

WHY NATIONAL GAY MEN’S HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY IS AS IMPORTANT AS EVER

National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (#NGMHAAD) is on Wednesday, September 27, a day that should be focused on action toward ending this global epidemic. The following is a guest post byRichard George III, GMHC Policy Intern. At Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC) we know that National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is just as important…

MATTHEW RUSH SAYS HE’S ‘IN GOOD HEALTH & GOING TO LAY LOW’ FOLLOWING ARREST

Last week, gay porn star Matthew Rush was arrested for allegedly possessing meth and drug paraphernalia. The charges and harrowing mug shot shocked and worried fans. This run-in with law enforcement followed an arrest in March on alleged assault charges. His ex-boyfriend said Rush punched him during a heated exchange. Rush, however, claimed it was self-defense. Those charges…

THE GAY TEST…

Have you noticed that when you meet another gay man via social media how he almost always come at you as if you should want to get with him even though he doesn’t you @ all? Why do gay men do this? Why do we almost always come from a place of sex when meeting…

MICHAEL JOHNSON TO SERVE 10 YEARS FOR NOT DISCLOSING HIV TO SEX PARTNERS

Michael Johnson, whose HIV-related trial in Missouri raised issues of racism and homophobia, accepted a 10-year sentence for not disclosing his HIV status to male sexual partners. A college wrestler when he was arrested in 2013, Johnson has already served nearly four of the 10 years, but he faced up to 96 years if found…