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Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Join 'Mothers and Sons' on HIV/AIDS Fundraiser
June 04 2014 5:09 PM ET

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Join Mothers and Sons on HIV/AIDS Fundraiser

Brandon Voss

The 'Same Love' singers have teamed up with Terrence McNally's Broadway play to help build medical centers for people with HIV or AIDS.

Op-ed: Call Me Crazy, But Here’s Why I’m Thankful for Being HIV-Positive
June 04 2014 7:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Here’s Why I’m Thankful for Being HIV-Positive

Tyler Curry

How could someone possibly be thankful about being diagnosed with HIV? Tyler Curry offers his answer.

World Health Org. Calls for Removal of Surgical Requirements for Legal Gender Change
June 03 2014 3:12 PM ET

WHO: Remove Surgical Requirements for Legal Gender Change

Parker Marie Molloy

The World Health Organization released a detailed report urging national and local governing bodies to remove surgical requirements for legal gender recognition.

HHS Lifts Medicare Ban on Gender-Confirming Surgeries
May 30 2014 1:13 PM ET

HHS Lifts Medicare Ban on Gender-Confirming Surgeries

Parker Marie Molloy

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will begin offering transition-related healthcare coverage to transgender Medicare beneficiaries.

May 29 2014 5:37 PM ET

Where Larry Kramer Gets It Wrong on Truvada

Michael Lucas says the legendary playwright and warrior needs to stop an outdated condoms-only prevention campaign.

PHOTOS: Broadway Bares In Black and White
May 29 2014 3:40 PM ET

PHOTOS: Broadway Bares In Black and White

Advocate.com Editors

It's time to play some classic rock and shed some inhibitions (and clothing) at Broadway Bares: Rock Hard! Check out these portraits of the performers to help loosen your purse strings.

The 23 Questions Everyone Asks About HIV
May 28 2014 10:47 AM ET

The 23 Questions Everyone Asks About HIV

You know that saying, there are no dumb questions? Well there are, but when it comes to your health, no question should go unanswered.

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