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What Cisgender Men Should Know Before Hooking Up With Transgender Men and Transmasculine Folks

Longtime HIV/AIDS activist and communications strategist JD Davids tells you how to ask about what you need to know -- and how to be a considerate, fun casual partner.

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Doctor-Prescribed Birth Control Isn’t For Everybody — And That’s OK

Hormonal birth control can cause side effects that are intolerable for many women, whether they are sexually active or not. Candis McDow tells her story.

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Sex Work Made Me an HIV Educator

For one sex worker, the job has come with an unintended responsibility: educating clients about living with HIV and the meaning of community.

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Blessed Be the Bottom: How to Make Anal Sex Safe and Pleasurable

Bottoming expert Mason offers a guide for the anally receptive, to enhance your -- and your top's -- safety, comfort, and pleasure.

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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.

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R. Kelly, Sexual Predators, and HIV in a Society Where Black Girls Don't Matter

The Lifetime documentary 'Surviving R. Kelly' has helped highlight how sexual assault impacts young black girls and teens. Evany Turk explains how ending rape culture is essential to ending the HIV epidemic.

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Intergenerational Jealousy and Serodiscordant Black Gay Romance: Creators of Daddyhunt's Season 3 Serial Spill the T

We chatted about all the new developments with principal storyline creators Casey Crawford, Daddyhunt's general manager, and Dan Wohlfeiler, cofounder of Building Healthy Online Communities.

Love Positive Women: Why a Fulfilling Sexual Life With HIV Matters Img

Love Positive Women: Why a Fulfilling Sexual Life With HIV Matters

Although most attention is paid to preventing the transmission of HIV to intimate partners, women's sexual concerns go far beyond condom use.

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My Take on the Violence

"We wish to teach our children to stand up, to fight, to advocate for themselves," Angel S. writes on the Day of Action to End Violence Against Women Living With HIV. "Then the reality of what you're up against becomes very real."

Beyond Our Comfort Zone: The Importance of Serving Survivors of Domestic Violence Living With HIV Img

Beyond Our Comfort Zone: The Importance of Serving Survivors of Domestic Violence Living With HIV

"Only together can the domestic violence and HIV fields better assist survivors living with HIV, providing a path to leave violent abusers and offering a link to essential care," writes Ashley Slye of the National Network to End Domestic Violence....