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YouTuber Gives LGBTQ Millennials a Place to Talk Honestly About Sexuality and Identity

HIV activist Louie Ortiz-Fonseca is working to create a safe space for LGBTQ youth of color with Kikis With Louie, a biweekly YouTube series that confronts conversations around sexuality and identity with ease and confidence.

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Black Gay Boys Struggling With Depression and Crystal Meth -- You're Going to Be OK

Crystal meth use rates seem to be rising among black and Latinx gay and bisexual men in most parts of the U.S. This is one young man's journey to mental health and recovery.

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We're Young, We're Living With HIV, and We've Come a Long Way

In these brief videos, young adults living with HIV answer the question, "What have you learned about yourself since your diagnosis?"

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Why Aren't More Queer Men Getting Anal Pap Smears?

Very few people access -- or even know about -- the test that can help detect whether you have HPV in your anus. But it should be a staple of gay and bisexual men's health care.

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This National HIV Testing Day, We Must Do More Than Just Tell Young People to Get Tested

Advocate Armonte Butler explains what providers, health centers, and legislators can do to make sure youth have access to prevention tools.

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Houston Launches First HIV Prevention Campaign for Queer and Trans People of Color

'I am Life' features black and Latinx people getting their lives.

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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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Here's the Story Behind the St. Patrick's Cathedral Action Depicted in 'Pose'

ACT UP's 'Stop the Church' action is an essential piece of queer history.

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Statistics: HIV Among Youth in the U.S.

In 2017, less than 1% of youth who received an HIV diagnosis were aged 13 to 14, 21% were aged 15 to 19, and 79% were aged 20 to 24, according to the CDC.

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Using Sign Language, New Video Promotes HIV Testing for Youth of All Abilities

It's the latest episode of Kikis with Louie, a groundbreaking LGBTQ video series produced by the nonprofit organization Advocates for Youth.