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Why Has There Been a Rise in Erectile Dysfunction During Lockdown?

When the number-one sex tip handed out by experts during self-isolation has been, “Have more sex,” a rise in erectile issues has taken many by surprise.

By Gigi Engle
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‘America’s Got Talent’ Alum Branden James Opens Up About Family, Music, and HIV

The singer discusses his upcoming album release Chasing Dreams.

By Charles Sanchez
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Why Masturbation Should Be Taught in Sex Ed

Masturbation has long been classified by major health organizations as a normal part of human sexual behavior. So why aren’t we telling kids about it in health class?

By Gigi Engle
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We Need a Plan for How to Have Casual Sex Again

Staying home and avoiding casual sex isn't sustainable. We need a plan for how to have sex in a new epidemic.

By Mathew Rodriguez
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The 10 Best Sex Toys for Solo and Couple Play While Stuck in Quarantine

During this era of social distancing and isolation, there's no better time to get in touch with your own body, whether it be alone, with a live-in partner or a long-distance partner.

By Zachary Zane
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People Are Going off PrEP in the COVID-19 Era Because They’re Not Having Sex

Will they go back on, when and if this ever ends? And if it doesn’t, what happens to our sex lives?

By Tim Murphy
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With New Ways to Talk About HIV on Hookup Apps, Positive Men Have More Options Than Ever

“Grindr lets me tell guys right in my profile that I’m poz on meds and undetectable. Not only is that very convenient; it also, I believe, helps increase awareness, and helps normalize HIV-positive status.”

By Michael Broder
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New Experimental Show Brings HIV/AIDS Out of the Undetectable Closet

Performance artists bring together 35 years of art and activism in ‘GENERATOR.’

By Juan Michael Porter II
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Love or Hate Valentine’s Day, Find Out How Others Enjoy It (Or Get Through It)

The HIV community spills the tea on how they spend The Big V.D.!

By Tim Murphy
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How One Queer Dating App Is Making Space for the Queer Community

With its emphasis on users’ desires instead of photos, this app for everyone but cisgender men cranks up the flirtation.

By Anni Irish