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Here are 15 books you should read this Pride Month

From books about trans identity to queer history, here are some of the best books to help understand and revel in LGBTQ+ identity and its intersections. What books would you recommend?

Oprah Winfrey posts Pride Month tribute to gay brother who died of AIDS complications

“How different his life might have been had be lived in these times,” Winfrey said of her brother, Jeffrey Lee.

High turnout at first White House LGBTQ-inclusive Pride Month blood drive

The event highlighted recent changes by the Food and Drug Administration that allow people to donate blood regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Trump campaign outraged over queer Apprentice film, calling it ‘garbage’ and ‘pure fiction’

The notoriously thin-skinned former president’s campaign said that Trump would sue.

Notorious B.I.G. producer and sexual health advocate Mister Cee dead at 57

After being arrested for soliciting male sex workers, the legendary producer launched a “new sexual revolution” campaign where he encouraged people to use protection and not hide who they are.

Biden sacrifices LGBTQ+ Pride flags at U.S. embassies to pass 'critical' spending bill (exclusive)

The Biden administration has agreed to ban LGBTQ+ Pride flags from flying at U.S. embassies in order to fund numerous health initiatives, including the AIDS relief plan.

LGBTQ+ celebrities speak up and show out at Elton John's annual Oscars party (exclusive)

Every color of the rainbow represented the community and showed fervent Pride.

Madonna pays tribute to two heroes of the AIDS crisis during NYC show

The Queen of Pop saluted nurses Ellen Matzer and Valery Hughes, who were in the audience at Madison Square Garden, calling them heroes and angels who stepped up when few others would.

7 images of ACT UP NY taking to the streets at a queer Palestine rally saying ‘SILENCE=DEATH’

As the death toll in Gaza continues to climb, the prominent AIDS activist group is using its platforms to demand an end to the violence.

30 Films About HIV & AIDS That Everyone Should Watch

These movies are necessary viewing, regardless of your sexual orientation, identity, and status.

Decriminalization of Gay Sex Boosts Global HIV Response: Report

A new study by UNDP, GNP+, and O’Neill Institute links legal reforms with improved HIV prevention and treatment, highlighting the critical role of decriminalizing same-sex relationships in public health.

LGBTQ+ and AIDS Activist Susan Cowell Dead at 71

Cowell, a nurse, was instrumental in Rochester, N.Y.'s response to the AIDS crisis and was heavily involved in politics as well.

Remembering the Height of AIDS Through a Young Person's Eyes in New Art Exhibit

Julien Tomasello's "The Secrets of Summer" is on view at the San Francisco AIDS Foundation's Strut center.

63 Photos Celebrating Halloween New Orleans of Years Past

Starting out in 1983, Halloween New Orleans established itself as a nonprofit organization whose sole purpose was to raise funds in support of Project Lazarus’ mission.

Dianne Feinstein: An LGBTQ+ Rights Champion

Feinstein was slow to embrace marriage equality but eventually did, and she supported the community in other ways.

From AIDS to Assassinations, Sen. Feinstein Was Always There for Us

David Mixner, Dianne Feinstein's friend and colleague for over 40 years, shares thoughts about her strength of character.

Fewer Black Queer People are Taking PrEP. Meet the Students Fighting to Change That.

These young people have the tools necessary to link their peers with resources to access PrEP medications.

Remembering the AIDS Caregivers as They Age

We don’t often talk about those who endured so much, survived, and watched their loved ones slip away.

​What Are the New Guidelines for Gay and Bi Men Donating Blood?

The discriminatory blood ban based on sexual orientation is over, but what does that mean?

The Frightening and Foreboding Antigay New York City of 1993

Talking with the director of HBO’s True Crime series, The Last Call docuseries about a serial killer that haunted gay men 30 years ago.