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February 13 2014 11:29 AM ET

It's Not Too Late to Find a Valentine's Day

Op-ed: The Queer Politics of Sobriety
February 13 2014 5:09 AM ET

Op-ed: The Queer Politics of Sobriety

Jen Manion

With a culture that is perhaps a little too liberal with substance use and abuse, is it time for a community-wide sobriety test?

Madonna's Dancer, Criminalization of Trans Women, and 25 FAQs on HIV: Download HIV Plus Now
February 12 2014 5:00 AM ET

Madonna's Dancer, Criminalization of Trans Women, and 25 FAQs on HIV: Download HIV Plus Now

Carlton Wilborn, actor, dancer, writer, toured the world with Madonna, but only hit his stride once he came out about having HIV.

February 11 2014 3:11 PM ET

How to Find an HIV-Friendly Doctor

Some Same-Sex Couples Denied Marketplace’s Family Policies
February 11 2014 8:00 AM ET

Some Couples Still Being Denied Family Insurance Policies

Michelle Andrews of Kaiser Health News

Although health care discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity is now illegal, some providers still do not offer coverage for same-sex couples.

Exploring the Umbrella: Bisexuality and Fluidity
February 11 2014 7:00 AM ET

Exploring the Umbrella: Bisexuality and Fluidity

Trudy Ring

A growing body of research indicates that for some people, sexual attractions change over time. But that's not an endorsement of 'reparative therapy,' nor is it a bad thing for our movement.

WATCH: No, For The Last Time, Men Attracted to Trans Women Aren't Gay
February 10 2014 5:57 PM ET

WATCH: No, For The Last Time, Men Attracted to Trans Women Aren't Gay

Justin Hernandez

A transgender woman addresses the question on YouTube and shines light on the gray area that exists in the black-and-white definitions of sexual attraction.

Match.com Studies Singles in America
February 09 2014 10:46 PM ET

Match.com Studies Singles in America

Justin Hernandez

To celebrate the release of its fourth annual 'Singles in America' study, the online dating site held a press event that featured an expert panel discussing the findings. But were the results inclusive of LGBT singles?

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