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Living Well With HIV

Relationships and Sex

Aaron Anderson with Claire Gasamagera and their son Calvin.
Personal Stories

I Found Love (and Love of Self) After HIV, and You Can Too

In his first time writing publicly about his HIV status, Aaron Anderson details how he learned to love after being diagnosed with HIV.

By Aaron Anderson

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Vice grip.
Features

What Is Death Grip—and What Can You Do About It?

If you’re having trouble staying hard during sex, you might want to read this.

By Gigi Engle
Lil Nas X performs at the 2021 BET Awards.
Viewpoints

The Hysteria Surrounding Lil Nas X Is Deeply Rooted in HIV-Phobia

The safe-sex rhetoric aimed at the "Montero" singer snow-balled into a more nefarious stream of consciousness when onlookers linked HIV to a kiss.

By Abdul-Aliy A Muhammad
Banana
Features

3 of the Most Ridiculous Masturbation Myths, Debunked

Furry palms? Addiction? Only for the lonely? There’s plenty of incorrect information out there; we set the record straight.

By Gigi Engle
Descovy
Viewpoints

The CDC Is Updating PrEP Guidelines. Here’s Why I Wish These Updates Existed Sooner.

The new draft guidance opens the door for PrEP discussions for “all sexually-active persons.”

By Juan Michael Porter II
age gap couple
Features

Why Are We So Obsessed With Age Gaps in Relationships?

We’re really quick, even in 2021, to denote these relationships as “weird” or “creepy,” when they’re actually just about humans being humans.

By Gigi Engle
couple
Viewpoints

Queer People’s Obsession With Gender Roles Is Doing More Harm Than Good

Regardless of our roles in the bedroom, we can build healthy relationships in which we let our strengths shine and support each other in our challenges.

By Henry Philyaw
complex relationship
Features

Why It’s OK to Question Your Sexuality Throughout Your Life

Humans are changing and growing all the time—why would our sexuality be any different?

By Gigi Engle
older gay couple
Viewpoints

What an Older Queer Man Wants in the Dating Pool

“I am not paying for everything because I am trying to buy you off, but because I want a fulfilling experience—and I don’t allot time to go back and forth on what someone can afford.”

By Henry Philyaw
whisper
Features

5 Steps to Getting What You Want in Bed

Having better sex isn’t as complex as you think it is. A sex coach explains how you can get the pleasure you want—tonight.

By Gigi Engle
condom
Features

What Is Fluid Bonding and How Can You Make It a Part of Your Sex Life?

Everything you didn’t know you needed to know about sharing sexual fluids in a safe way.

By Gigi Engle