HIV: How do YOU count the days?

Each and every day I encounter people living with an HIV diagnosis who have resigned themselves to sit hour after hour in front of the television waiting to die. They have convinced themselves they're too sick to step foot out of doors to enjoy the world around them. These individuals rarely socialize with others outside … Continue reading HIV: How do YOU count the days?

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Unedited Excerpt – Growing Into My Skin

Unedited excerpt from the rough draft of: GROWING INTO MY SKIN, a memoir of a gay man.   “Who is Dale Thele?” the interviewer asked. “I suppose I'm a person who's passionate about my beliefs.” “What do you believe?” “I believe in humanity, equality and I believe in myself.” “How would you summarize yourself?” “Passion … Continue reading Unedited Excerpt – Growing Into My Skin