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African-American gay and bi men are rarely part of the discussion when it comes to talking about domestic violence. 

October 09 2015 8:35 PM

The lead researcher of the controversial test, the first that claims to detect sexual orientation, quit over concerns it may be misused.

October 09 2015 9:58 AM

Grindr and Scruff are making it easier to talk about PrEP, and helping drop the stigma attached to the preventative HIV treatment.

October 09 2015 5:30 AM

The new findings from UCSF also reveal lesbians and bisexual women are avoiding tanning beds far more than straight women.

October 08 2015 1:45 PM

They address benefits for transgender workers, assisted reproduction, and the collection of demographic data.

October 07 2015 7:15 PM

The media often depicts crystal meth addicts as poor and straight. The truth is much gayer.

October 06 2015 5:30 PM

A New York writer and comedian went on Tinder and found drug company CEO Martin Shkreli, under fire for planning a huge price hike for a drug that treats a complication of HIV. 

October 05 2015 10:39 PM