Short stories tagged with AIDS.

Listing 10 stories.

An AIDS patient in California steals an experimental government tech that cures his disease and enhances his human performance. He and his friend concoct a plan to release the tech into the general population.

In English countryside, a brother and sister prepare to have dinner with an old friend they were both in love with fifteen years ago.

In the 1990s, as a mother watches her thirty-three-year old son slowly die from AIDS, she grows closer to him than she ever has before.

An imagined story of how the Brothers Grimm wrote "Hansel and Gretel" reveals that the classic tale contains notions of suppressed sexuality which affect generations of readers.

Living in the Bronx, a gay Black high schooler grows determined to master the vocabulary words his mother forces him to learn. He balances academics with home life, bullying, and a love interest.

When a sober woman in her thirties meets a strange man involved in high-profile drug deals, she is horrified to learn that he has followed her for weeks. Eventually, the woman goes against her better judgement and begins to date him after he promises her a life of luxury and comfort.

Following a drunk driving accident that leaves his body scarred and his marriage broken, an unemployed gay man comes to the conclusion that his time in New York City is up.

After her 10-year-old brother dies from AIDS, an adolescent girl's family moves to a less affluent neighborhood in Florida due to their extensive medical bills. When the girl babysits her new neighbors, two young Black girls, she reckons with subtle questions around race, wealth, class, and grief.

When a man living in New York in the 1980s contracts HIV/AIDS, his friends constantly visit him in the hospital, leading to tears, drama, and questions of mortality and survival.

In downtown Houston, a teenage boy hustles for an older pimp and navigates an increasingly intimate relationship with one of his clients. He also keeps the pimp’s HIV diagnosis a secret from the rest of their crew.