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New Suicide Hotline Dedicated to Trans People Now Open for Calls
November 25 2014 11:48 AM ET

New Suicide Hotline Dedicated to Trans People Now Open for Calls

Mitch Kellaway

San Francisco-based Trans Lifeline has collected an all-trans staff of volunteers who aim to make the crisis hotline experience more comfortable and accessible for trans callers.

Op-ed: The Decade Masturbation Burst Out of the Closet Before I Did
November 25 2014 6:55 AM ET

Op-ed: Masturbation Burst Out of the Closet Before I Did

John Daniel

Before masturbation was heralded as safe sex, it was an embarrassing experiment of trial-and-error.

November 24 2014 11:50 AM ET

How do We Stop the HIV Epidemic in the South?

Smoke Signals Gay Actor Lands New Career-Defining Role
November 23 2014 2:36 PM ET

Smoke Signals' Gay Actor Turned Doctor Could Redefine Career

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Evan Adams is now chief medical officer of Canada's First Nation's Health Authority, a lifelong dream come true he says.

6 Bad Signs of a Good Relationship
November 21 2014 6:00 AM ET

6 Bad Signs of a Good Relationship

Tyler Curry

Not everything about being in a great relationship is 'good.'

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.

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