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Probably not, but he should go down in history as one of American democracy’s most notorious defenders.

4:40 PM

As the Catholic Church continues to make more inclusive comments about LGBTQ+ rights, the Church's leadership in Ghana supports a violent and repressive draft law targeting LGBTQ+ people.

December 06 2021 2:25 PM

While there have been incredible advances in treatment, care, and services, there is still so much to be done to end the HIV epidemic. 

December 01 2021 5:15 PM

The unequal responses to two national tragedies trigger a flood of memories for one man recalling a dear friend he lost to the AIDS epidemic. 

December 01 2021 8:54 AM

In 1966, Eduardo Tirella was killed by his friend and employer, Doris Duke. Police ruled the incident an accident, but questions remain about what really happened and what the police really knew. 

November 29 2021 4:50 PM

The LGBTQ+ icon’s death rekindles memories for a struggling gay actor who was deeply affected by the composer and lyricist’s work. 

November 29 2021 2:36 PM

A nonbinary student advocates for queer people to have more control over their sexual and reproductive health. 

November 29 2021 8:24 AM