Articles tagged with: CNN

One year ago today, endorsed the U=U campaign

published: August, 10, 2017 Written by // Bob Leahy - Publisher Categories // Social Media, Activism, International , Living with HIV, Opinion Pieces, Bob Leahy - Publisher

A wild ride: Bob Leahy looks back at what’s happened since became the first Canadian organization to sign on to the Undetectable = Untransmittable (U = U) campaign

One year ago today, endorsed the U=U campaign

I don’t remember how I first heard about Bruce Richman but it was surely on social media. It was the summer of 2016. Bruce had started cropping up everywhere. He seemed charismatic, passionate, informed. I asked him for an interview. He obliged and we talked for an hour or so by phone. I posted the resulting interview on August 10, 2016  under the title “Bob Leahy talks to Bruce Richman, the man behind Undetectable = Uninfectious.” The same day we also published an editorial “Positive

The Night Don Lemon Hugged Me

published: December, 19, 2012 Written by // Mark S. King - My Fabulous Disease Categories // Arts and Entertainment, Television, Living with HIV, Mark S. King

Mark S. King in the spotlight: a painful past, a CNN anchor - and the grace of a second chance

The Night Don Lemon Hugged Me

Our first meeting on-camera was six years ago. The memory of it pains me still, despite my enthusiasm for appearing on national television for any reason whatsoever.  “And how long have you been off drugs?” he asked. The look in his eyes carried a journalist’s skepticism. The intense lights of the CNN studio seemed to brighten at the question. “Six months,” I answered. The idea of appearing at the anchor desk with Don Lemon was losing its allure. Granted, I wanted to help promote

Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer

published: November, 25, 2010 Categories // Arts and Entertainment, Movies

Another Greek Tragedy of Epic Proportions for him and us

If you want to get a case study of most of why the U.S. is in following Rome into decline, see this film. I didn’t follow Eliot Spitzer’s career closely either as Attorney-General of New York or as Governor and now I am sorry. He is intelligent, courageous, and thoughtful. He clearly cares about the welfare of middle and lower class Americans although he comes from wealth. He is scrappy and doesn’t suffer fools gladly, which led to his downfall. He is my kind of politician. Sadly, he mad