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May 22 2014 8:00 AM ET

The Battle for the Soul of AIDS

Op-ed: Facing Fear at Height of The AIDS Crisis
May 20 2014 5:37 AM ET

Op-ed: Facing Fear at Height of The AIDS Crisis

Dustin Thompson

In the 1980s a gay Southern teenager had few resources to help him understand anything about his sexuality. Now he's helping those who were once in his shoes.

Canadian Blood Donor Turned Away Due to Trans Identity
May 19 2014 6:47 PM ET

Canadian Blood Donor Turned Away Due to Trans Identity

Parker Marie Molloy

While trans people in the U.S. are routinely rejected as blood donors, one Canadian trans woman has found herself on the receiving end of the same discriminatory treatment north of the border.

Op-ed: Fear and Scolding in Las Vegas
May 19 2014 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Fear and Scolding in Las Vegas

Caitlyn Caruso

In Las Vegas, high school students are being taught to 'choose purity' instead of how to protect themselves against STIs and pregnancy.

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