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Interviews

Linda Simpson’s Book of NYC Drag and Club Photos From the 1980s and ’90s Is Simply Irresistible

The Drag Explosion showcases the nightlife legend’s collection of shots she took out on the scene in an era long before Instagram—and before we had widely effective HIV treatment.

By Tim Murphy
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Interviews

This New Documentary Beautifully Narrates the Life and Work of Artist and Activist David Wojnarowicz

Watchable online Nov. 11 to 19, it’s a footage-rich look at the output of a rebel icon who died of AIDS in 1992.

By Tim Murphy
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Features

Study: Meth Use Is the Biggest Factor for HIV Seroconversion Among Gay and Bisexual Men

“More data are needed to understand how methamphetamine may serve as a barrier to PrEP initiation, adherence, and long-term retention in care.”

By Larry Buhl
Juan Michael Porter II
Viewpoints

It's National Coming Out Day. Tell Yourself Who You Are.

"I hope that you dance in a sea of oddities and fabulosities even as it feels as if the sky is falling—because whether the world ends tomorrow or continues for another million years, we all deserve to be seen and known on our own terms."

By Juan Michael Porter II
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Features

Fairy Godfather: Remembering Henry van Ameringen, Who Gave Nearly $150 Million to HIV and LGBTQ Causes

The gay fragrance heir constantly opened his checkbook for projects to support the queer community’s most vulnerable.

By Tim Murphy
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We Talked To ‘Hedwig’ Creator John Cameron Mitchell About His New COVID-era Benefit Album

The very political New American Dream is how the actor, musician, and director overcame a coronavirus slump and collaborated remotely with a new generation of queer artists.

By Tim Murphy
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Features

The Lasting Legacy of Artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres

Gonzalez-Torrez’ installations and their commentary on loss and time speak to us during the present pandemic.

By Anni Irish
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Features

He’s Older. He’s More Powerful. But Does That Mean I’m Being Exploited?

Amid controversial allegations against congressional candidate Alex Morse, some gay guys say that age differentials only matter if the senior partner holds direct power over the junior.

By Tim Murphy
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Features

I Got My Ass Stoned to Ease the Discomfort of Anal Sex

CBD suppositories can help eliminate anal pain for receptive partners—without numbness, which can mask problems.

By Bobby Box
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Features

Prevention Experts, Community, Sound Alarm on LA’s Meth Crisis

COVID-19 may be fueling an increase in meth use, not reducing it.

By Larry Buhl