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Viewpoints

Queer People’s Obsession With Gender Roles Is Doing More Harm Than Good

Regardless of our roles in the bedroom, we can build healthy relationships in which we let our strengths shine and support each other in our challenges.

By Henry Philyaw
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Interviews

Jason Domino Wants You to Get Off and Get Information About HIV

This activist porn actor and sex worker is creatively spreading information about HIV prevention and fighting stigma against HIV-positive porn actors.

By Charles Sanchez
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Interviews

Zak Salih Talks About His New Intergenerational Gay Novel, ‘Let’s Get Back to the Party’

Set in D.C. the summer before Trump’s win, the story toggles between two childhood friends—lovelorn, moody Sebastian and angry, sex-focused Oscar.

By Tim Murphy
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News Analysis

Why LGBTQ People Should Run for Political Office

One of the most effective ways to make sure LGBTQ+ rights are on the agenda is to get a seat at the table.

By Juan Michael Porter II
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Viewpoints

What an Older Queer Man Wants in the Dating Pool

“I am not paying for everything because I am trying to buy you off, but because I want a fulfilling experience—and I don’t allot time to go back and forth on what someone can afford.”

By Henry Philyaw
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Viewpoints

I Am a Patient Navigator. Here’s What I Wish I’d Known Before Starting PrEP

So much of navigating the decision to start an HIV prevention method starts with unlearning stigma and seeking out a supportive provider.

By Michael Chancley Jr., M.S.W.
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Personal Stories

Dealing With a Lifetime of Body-Image Problems During the Coronavirus Pandemic

A Black gay man living with HIV, Monte J. Wolfe has strived to navigate body shaming his entire life. But since COVID-19 lockdowns began, his coping mechanisms have been strained to the limit.

By Monte J. Wolfe
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Pro Bottoms Offer Their Best Tips for Your Butthole

We reached out to some of the industry’s most talented asses for their tips on taking your anal talents to impressive new heights.

By Bobby Box
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Interviews

HIV Self-Testing Improves Care Among Queer Men

Cedric Bien-Gund, M.D., explains how at-home HIV self-testing, while improving options for gay and bisexual men, also makes it more likely they’ll be connected to care and preventative services.

By Juan Michael Porter II
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News

Grindr Survey Says Romance Is Bringing Sexy Back

Among 10,000 survey respondents, 58% say that they’ve become more interested in long-term relationships than they were before the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Juan Michael Porter II