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It's time to confront the very real inequities, writes Terrance Moore.

October 18 2016 5:40 AM

LGBT people smoke in much higher numbers than others. Gross, says Drag Race star Alyssa Edwards.

October 17 2016 6:10 AM

There are more than half a dozen sexually transmitted infections  — aside from HIV  — that are damaging gay and bi men.

October 17 2016 5:56 AM

We've come a long way since the days of jailing people for dispensing birth control. 

October 16 2016 6:32 AM