For three hours the finger never stopped. It grabbed a lock of dark hair, expertly spun it around four or five times, rolled it between thumb and finger for a few seconds, released it, and then began the process all over again. I witnessed this strange behavior from my airplane seat, captive to the nervous […]
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While all eyes were on Denver in recent weeks, nearby Boulder was approaching the tenth anniversary of another historic convention: the first National Gay Men’s Health Summit. In 1999, hundreds of gay men gathered in Colorado for workshops and community-building that focused on gay men’s health and wellness. The Summit was a grassroots effort bringing […]
“At 50, I don’t exist socially in the gay community anymore. Having a drug connection has made me “cool’ although it’s temporary. But it’s better than being invisible when I want to get laid.” Steve was more surprised than anyone that he had ended up in my office for therapy. He was a handsome, fit, […]
Good sex involves more than technical skills. Despite a lot of experience, many people don’t feel very competent with one important component of sex: speaking up about it. Sexual competence must include the ability to be comfortable with sexuality, discussions of sex, and especially, expressing sexual needs. It is one of the great ironies of a sex-drenched […]
We’ve all seen the scary images of methamphetamine’s toll on the body: the remnants of a handsome face reduced to a visible skull with sunken eyes, withered skin and one really bad case of meth mouth. Such visuals, at one time widely used in drug prevention campaigns, may have had some value. For one […]
“Gay men are healthy, happy, and life affirming. We’re creative, strong, and resilient; more than almost any other male population, we think outside the box, take responsibility for our actions, and care for ourselves and others. We know how to get what we want and we know how to create lives that are satisfying and […]
HIV infection rates occur in the United States at a far greater rate than previously thought, according to a special HIV issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association released to coincide with the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City. The CDC utilized new methodology and technology which differentiates new versus long-standing infections. […]
From the Blog
- The Gifts of GratitudeOctober 23, 2018 - 6:30 pm
The Gifts of Gratitude Gratitude, and the many means by which it can be practiced, is a powerful resource for anyone working to build emotional and physical resilience in their lives, whether in recovery from an addiction, struggling through a difficult period, or managing a physical illness. READ MORE HERE. (This is a repost from […]
- Fawcett Chairs SunServe Conference on HIV/AIDS and SeniorsApril 10, 2017 - 8:20 pm
Individuals over the age of 50 represent half of all people living with HIV and they face challenges from both aging and HIV. On Friday, March 31st Dr. Fawcett attended and presented at the 2017 HIV/AIDS Seniors Conference sponsored by SunServe and AIDS United. Serving as conference chair, he assembled a panel of nationally known […]
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- February 23, 2015 - David Fawcett and Kris Drumm begin an ongoing therapy group. Participation is limited - a 12 week commitment is required. Group meets Tuesday evenings 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm. For more information contact email@example.com.