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Out of the Closet and Onto the Road

Op-ed: Out of the Closet and Onto the Road

AIDS/LifeCycle rider Tim Lee understands now that he once had a lot of learning to do.

Gay Catholic Talks About Being Barred from Giving Graduation Speech

Op-ed: The Graduation Speech That Wasn't

Actor Dominic Sheahan-Stahl may have been let down by administrators who decided he couldn't give a graduation speech at his high school alma mater because he is gay, but the students have stepped up.

Why We Must Press on Through Tragedy on This IDAHO

Op-ed: Why We Must Press on Through Tragedy

As we mourn the loss of Erick Martínez on this International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, a call to carry on his work.

AIDS Walk Steps Still Lead the Way

Op-ed: AIDS Walk Steps Still Lead the Way

Medication and condoms alone will never end AIDS. These tools, as important as they are, must be married with vital social change. To truly end AIDS, we must overcome poverty, racism, sexism, and homophobia. It is GMHC’s and my strong belief that these social ills fuel the epidemic. They must be confronted by the powerful community that participates in, and contributes to, AIDS Walk New York each year.

A Call to Consciousness on This IDAHO

Op-ed: A Call to Consciousness

An organizer of the International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia explains why raising awareness matters in the world.

Chris Richey Explains What Mortality Means to Him Now

Op-ed: What Mortality Means to Me Now

The biggest lesson for AIDS/LifeCycle rider Chris Richey on living for today came with the results of an HIV test.

For William McGregor Riding Is Like Choosing to Live

Op-ed: Riding Is Like Choosing to Live

For AIDS/LifeCycle rider William McGregor, choosing to participate was a much bigger choice about how he wants to live.

A Call for Innovation in HIV and AIDS Fundraising

Op-ed: A Call for Innovation in HIV/AIDS Fund-raising

AIDS Project Los Angeles announces Concrete Hero Urban Obstacle Challenge as one way of rallying new support.

When It Comes to LGBT Health I Am Putting My Database Where My Mouth Is

When It Comes to LGBT Health, I’m Putting My Database Where My Mouth Is

The National LGBT Cancer Network wants you to have a safe, accepting place for cancer screenings.

A List Remains for Obama Even After Marriage Equality

Op-ed: Don't Let Obama Stop at Marriage Equality

One GetEQUAL activist says that when President Obama articulated his evolution, everyone seemed to forget where else he either hasn’t evolved or hasn’t acted.

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