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Op-Ed: Vagina Cooties and Dating Bi Guys
July 16 2014 3:00 AM ET

Op-Ed: Vagina Cooties and Dating Bi Guys

Eliel Cruz

Would you date a bi guy? I mean, why not?

Op-ed: When Will We Finally Stop Smoking?
July 15 2014 5:54 PM ET

Op-ed: When Will We Finally Stop Smoking?

Fifty years ago, the surgeon general said smoking causes long-term health problems. So why can't LGBT people stop doing it?

Op-ed: The Fine Line Between Gay Pride and Alcoholism
July 11 2014 10:29 AM ET

Op-ed: The Fine Line Between Gay Pride and Alcoholism

Tyler Curry

Why is heavy drinking so acceptable among gay men?

July 10 2014 1:06 PM ET

Yes, You Can Blame it on the Semen

WATCH: Vine's Biggest Star Says HIV Is A Gay Thing, Then Deletes Message
July 08 2014 11:29 AM ET July 08 2014 4:13 PM ET

WATCH: Vine's Biggest Star Says HIV Is A Gay Thing

Lucas Grindley

The 16-year-old is the most followed person on Vine and dropped an antigay slur while spreading misinformation about HIV.

Op-ed: At the Last Moment, I Chose to Live
July 08 2014 4:00 AM ET

Op-ed: At the Last Moment, I Chose to Live

Rebecca Juro

To help prevent transgender suicides, those of us who are suicide-attempt survivors must tell our stories.

WATCH: Australia Voids Trans Man's Marriage, Now He's Fighting Back
July 07 2014 1:38 PM ET

WATCH: Australia Voids Trans Man's Marriage; He Fights Back

Mitch Kellaway

Paige Phoenix wants Victoria's government to know it violated his human rights by requiring surgery to legally recognize his gender — and he's ready to take his complaint straight to the United Nations.

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