You know, D.M. Blunted, I mostly knew all this history. I never really connected the dots consciously, though.

I never thought about how we queer and HIV activists pushed the cannabis envelope.

You’re so right about the silent epidemic too.

We all need to be pushing hard for routine access to PrEP for all. There’s no excuse for not ending the epidemic. We have it in our hands to do it, but we often restrict highly effective preexposure prophylaxis medication to economically privileged people, relegating marginalized populations to silent suffering.


Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot.