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The longtime activist offers up unvarnished views and knocks down anti-PrEP fear-peddlers.

September 08 2016 6:00 AM

Although the 2016 Paralympics will be the last for lesbian wheelchair sprinter Marikee Vervoort, she still has a long bucket list to accomplish before she takes advantage of Belgium's legal euthanasia. 

September 07 2016 10:23 PM

The previous list of ideas from Alexander Cheves got him thinking of even more fantasies, from the mild to the extreme.

September 07 2016 8:22 PM

Steve Balderson's latest film, El Ganzo, explores the love between a black man — who identified as gay — and a white woman. We need to stop being so hung up on sexual rigidity, Balderson says.

September 07 2016 6:15 AM