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November 19 2014 7:49 AM ET

This Gay Blogger Tells it Like it Is

My Mom Flipped When I Tried To Ask For Dating Advice
November 19 2014 7:00 AM ET

My Mom Flipped When I Tried To Ask For Dating Advice

Daisy Hernández

Memoirist Daisy Hernández learned the ropes of dating men from her mother and aunts, but couldn't quite do the same when she started dating women.

November 19 2014 6:45 AM ET

Is This a New Way to Shut Down HIV?

OKCupid Unveils New Options for Gender, Sexuality
November 18 2014 2:01 PM ET

OKCupid Unveils New Options for Gender, Sexuality

Mitch Kellaway

The popular dating site will now allow a select group of users to choose from a wide range of new queer identifiers.

November 18 2014 12:47 PM ET

You'll Love This Gay Trainer to the Stars

STUDY: More Evidence of 'Gay Gene,' But Not Proof
November 17 2014 5:08 PM ET

STUDY: More Evidence of 'Gay Gene,' But Not Proof

Trudy Ring

The new research, looking at gay brothers, indicates genes on certain chromosomes may be linked to homosexuality.

Classic AIDS-Themed Comedy to Play London's West End
November 17 2014 3:00 PM ET

Classic AIDS-Themed Comedy to Play London's West End

Brandon Voss

The 20th anniversary revival of Kevin Elyot's My Night With Reg will transfer to the Apollo Theatre in January.

Op-ed: Zachary Quinto, Check Your Privilege on HIV
November 17 2014 7:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Zachary Quinto, Check Your Privilege on HIV

Mathew Rodriguez

An activist responds to the Star Trek actor's recent chastising of the gay community for "laziness" about HIV and criticism of PrEP as potentially increasing "recreational sex."

Troye Sivan: Let's Talk About Sex
November 14 2014 3:37 PM ET

Troye Sivan: Let's Talk About Sex

Dustin Diehl

Troye Sivan wants to teach millennials about HIV, AIDS, and safe sex.

Poz People Can Still Have the Family They Always Dreamed Of
November 14 2014 4:00 AM ET

Poz People Can Still Have the Family They Always Dreamed Of

Dr. Guy Ringler

People with HIV can have biological children of their own, despite the stigma and misconceptions.

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