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October 06 2014 4:36 PM ET

Day 6: 50,000 People a Year are Infected with HIV

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In Their Own Words: Men on PrEP Explain Why They Take It
October 06 2014 6:00 AM ET

In Their Own Words: Men on PrEP Explain Why They Take It

Daniel Reynolds

Find out why these gay and bi men have decided to go on PrEP.

October 05 2014 1:44 PM ET

Day 5: Truvada and the South

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Study Puts 'Beginning of HIV/AIDS' in 1920s Africa, Dispels Myths
October 05 2014 10:30 AM ET

Study Puts 'Beginning of HIV/AIDS' in 1920s Africa, Dispels Myths

Thom Senzee

A landmark new study finds that HIV actually emerged in Congo in the 1920s. Check out three debunked HIV-origin theories of the past.

'Access Hollywood' Wants to Know: Will Gay Romance Hurt 'Scandal' Ratings?
October 04 2014 4:37 PM ET

Access Hollywood Wants to Know: Will Gay Romance Hurt Scandal's Ratings?

Lucas Grindley

ABC's Scandal has never been shy about showing intimate moments between two men.

Live Grindr Conversations Put on Display — for Art
October 04 2014 3:46 PM ET

Live Grindr Conversations Put on Display — for Art

Lucas Grindley

Identities are obscured in the outdoor art installation, but critics are still angry.

October 04 2014 1:42 PM ET

Day 4: Decrease in Condom Use

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Op-ed: Sexual Education in America Is Failing Us
October 03 2014 6:56 PM ET

Op-ed: Sexual Education in America Is Failing Us

Justin Forest

Why our deeply rooted hangups about sex are not helping the cause of LGBT equality — or kids' self-image.

October 03 2014 10:51 AM ET

Day 3: Reducing the Risk of HIV is Possible

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PHOTOS: 10 Guardians and Their Pets Helped by PAWS/LA
October 03 2014 3:00 AM ET

10 Guardians and Their Pets Who Got The Help They Needed

Daniel Reynolds

PAWS/LA helps over 1,700 people debilitated by illness and age to keep their furry friends. Here are just a few.

October 02 2014 3:04 PM ET

Day 2: Gay and Bisexual Men are High Risk

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TBT: Greetings, Gents
October 02 2014 3:00 AM ET

#TBT: Greetings, Gents

Christopher Harrity

The gentlemen at In Your Own Words slightly bend images from the past for charming greeting cards today.

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