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From L to R: David Perkins, Dorothy Dempster, Leslie Guinn, Michelle McCallister
Interviews

Advocates Throw a Wrench in the Motor City's HIV Epidemic

HIV rates are going down in Wayne County, home of the city of Detroit. Providers here think a mix of U=U campaigns and rapid-start treatment have helped. But how will the epidemic end here?

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Features

Tips for Talking About Sex Toys in a More Honest Way

With mutual respect, support, and honesty, a conversation about toys can help you and your friends think about ways you can each increase your sexual pleasure.

Bowers V Hardwick protest in Washington DC, 1986
Features

As Supreme Court Hearing on LGBTQ Rights Approaches, An Activist Looks Back at 1987 SCOTUS Protests

As U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on cases that may roll back LGBTQ legal protections, activist Tripp Reed prepares to risk arrest again.

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Viewpoints

Hepatitis A, Preventable by a Vaccine, Is Spreading Among Gay, Bi and Trans People

Few people know that hepatitis A could be spread through a host of sexual acts -- and that it is on the rise among queer and trans people.

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Features

These Women Are Helping Others Heal From Trauma and Enjoy Sex

Women who work in mental health, engineering, and design, many of whom are survivors, are creating tools to help other survivors heal.

Taylor Chandler
News Analysis

National Trans Visibility March Attendees Say the Upcoming SCOTUS Case Looms Large

Transgender activists now worry that the Supreme Court may allow for employers to discriminate against LGBT people.

Activists Lead Trans March for Visibility in DC credit Stephen Hicks
News

Trans Activists Demonstrate for End to Violence and Discrimination at Landmark National March

The National Trans Visibility March on Washington, D.C. brought thousands to the nation's capital to advocate for trans lives and an end to violence and discrimination.

Roselyn Macias
News

Unique Challenges of Queer Folks of Color in Rural Areas Outlined in New Report

"I'd rather stay where I am and keep doing this work for others."

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Personal Stories

Loving Kink Doesn't Make Me a Bad Feminist

Feminist writer Marj Ostani explores how playing with power dynamics in a consensual, affectionate, sexual relationship is empowering for her as an Asian womxn.

Thousands In Chicago Protest Planned ICE Arrests Of Undocumented Immigrants
Reference

Using HIV to Justify Immigration Bans Isn't New. Here's the 35-Year History.

Haitians, gay men, and Central Americans have all been scapegoats in the storied history of American HIV immigration bans.