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Decades of Old Research Leads to Possible HIV Vaccine For Kids
September 21 2014 1:09 PM ET

Decades of Old Research Leads to Possible HIV Vaccine For Kids

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Researchers at Duke University have made a breakthrough with pediatric HIV vaccination after finding overlooked data in previous trials.

Erasure is Back With a New Album and a Still Sexy Gay Rock Star
September 21 2014 11:07 AM ET

Erasure is Back With a New Album and a Still Sexy Gay Rock Star

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Their music was the voice of an LGBT generation, now the band has their 16th album, new loves, and a world tour. Andy Bell, the gay member of the two-man band, talks about music, life, and dating drama.

Op-ed: What Aging With HIV Can Look Like
September 17 2014 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: What Aging With HIV Can Look Like

Carl Sciortino and Lisa Krinksy LICSW

Soon half of all people with HIV in America will be over the age of 50.

Is 'Undetectable' the New Safe Sex?
September 15 2014 11:41 AM ET

Is 'Undetectable' the New Safe Sex?

STUDY: Blocking Puberty Is Beneficial for Transgender Youth
September 14 2014 12:51 PM ET

Blocking Puberty Is Beneficial for Transgender Youth

Mitch Kellaway

New research finds that trans youth who delay puberty's effects before planning their transition are happy and well-functioning.

Numbers Crunch: Prostitution
September 12 2014 10:00 AM ET

Numbers Crunch: Prostitution

Alex Panisch

A few historic stats on the world's oldest job. This one's a freebie.

WATCH: 26 Hustlers on Film
September 12 2014 9:30 AM ET

WATCH: 26 Hustlers on Film

Christopher Harrity

It's Friday. You know you're goofing off at work. Why not be productive and watch some important film history?

New Queer Cinema: Renegotiating 'Male Hustlers'
September 12 2014 8:00 AM ET

New Queer Cinema: Renegotiating 'Male Hustlers'

Russell Sheaffer

Male sex workers, as entertainment.

Op-ed: Who Pops the Question — Top or Bottom?
September 11 2014 5:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Who Pops the Question — Top or Bottom?

Frank Lowe

Gay couples have the freedom to reject gender roles, notes our correspondent.

Op-ed: When One Activist Movement Knocks Out Another
September 09 2014 5:00 AM ET

Op-ed: When One Activist Movement Knocks Out Another

Tyler Curry

HIV is resurging among young gay and bisexual men. Here's why we are all to blame.

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