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About bdwardbos

Writer (plays, essays, memoir, blogs), actor (theater, film, TV), teacher, HIV/AIDS educator, cat whisperer

Tim MurphyCONTRIBUTING EDITORMay 19, 2022 I was interviewed by the fabulous writer, Tim Murphy, for this article on HIV and diabetes. Please take a look, if you’re so inclined. As usual, my take on the issue is slightly different from … Continue reading

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https://www.thebody.com/article/at-home-with-bruce-ward PERSONAL STORIES FROM THE HIV COMMUNITYINTERVIEWS Charles SanchezCONTRIBUTING EDITOR Dec. 9, 2021 Bruce Ward is an author, actor, educator, and HIV advocate who has been chronicling HIV and AIDS since early in the epidemic. His creative work includes his … Continue reading

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We all lived together in a large four bedroom apartment in Evanston. I believe this photo was taken on the last day we would be together, before Bob took off (for San Francisco?), and Robert, Bill & I rented an … Continue reading

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Today, December 1, is World AIDS day. Please take a moment during your day to reflect, in whatever way is meaningful to you. This year, I am involved in several events. Here are just 2 of them. I hope you … Continue reading

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This has been my cover photo since I saw the City Center revival of “Sunday”, 4 years ago. It is a photo of the lobby signage. It is my favorite Sondheim lyric, from the show that changed my life when … Continue reading

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https://www.mindbloom.com/blog/psychedelic-therapy-five-common-concerns Written by Bruce Ward Medically reviewed by Kristin Arden, PMHNP-BC Published onFebruary 24, 2021 It’s not always easy to make the decision to embark on a major transformative experience or healing journey. At Mindbloom we receive many questions from … Continue reading

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Today is National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day.I acquired the virus in 1984:1 year before the virus was isolated and named LAV/HTLV-III;2 years before the ELISA antibody test became available;3 years before I was officially diagnosed4 years before I began … Continue reading

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Last year, I embarked on a journey with ketamine microdosing, as a treatment for chronic fatigue, depression, and dysthymia, a type of chronic trauma. This is my story, for those who are interested in it, and for those who are … Continue reading

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This is the daily pill box that I fill every Sunday evening. This is the story of how it got that way. Part XIV of “Years of Living Precariously”, my ongoing column in A&U Magazine, chronicling my experiences during the … Continue reading

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A New Normal: Telling my story at The AIDS Memorial/NYC, June 1, 2021 Friends: This is a 1-minute “teaser” for my 7-minute storytelling gig this past June 1, as part of a collaboration between The Generations Project and the NYC … Continue reading

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