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35 Years of Gay Men's Health Crisis

Kelsey Louie | Posted 08.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Kelsey Louie

35 years ago to this day, a group of brave men gathered in Larry Kramer’s living room in the West Village of Manhattan to discuss the “gay cancer...

Here's Why Anti-HIV Drugs May Not Be Reaching Those Most At Risk

Andrew M. Seaman | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.08.2016 | Queer Voices

Only a small proportion of gay and bisexual men who could have taken a daily pill to reduce their risk of HIV actually did so in 2014, according to a ...

On The Fight Against HIV And AIDS -- And On The People Who Really Started The Conversation

Hillary Clinton | Posted 03.14.2016 | Politics
Hillary Clinton

To be clear, the Reagans did not start a national conversation about HIV and AIDS. That distinction belongs to generations of brave lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, along with straight allies, who started not just a conversation but a movement that continues to this day.

These Are the Gay Sex Questions You're Afraid to Ask Your Doctor

Davey Wavey | Posted 02.27.2017 | Queer Voices
Davey Wavey

No one likes going to the doctor. It's scary. But for gay men, it's even scarier. For one, gay men experience a great deal of stigma and shaming, which makes difficult conversations even harder.

The Thrive Tribe Foundation Works Toward Zero Transmission of HIV

Nicholas Snow | Posted 05.07.2016 | Queer Voices
Nicholas Snow

In this episode of Nicholas Snow LIve, I welcome Kevin Stalter, President & Executive Director of The Thrive Tribe Foundation.

Spike in Tiny Number of Gay Men on PrEP Abandoning Condoms Hardly Represents 'All' Gay Men

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John-Manuel Andriote

A Dec. 8 blog post in the San Francisco Business Times has sparked another furor over gay men using the HIV drug Truvada to prevent infection with the deadly virus. "San Francisco men shed condoms in favor of Gilead's HIV prevention pill," alleges the title of SFBT reporter Ron Leuty's opinion piece.

New Documentary Is A Candid, Emotional Exploration Of The Relationship Men Have With...Their Penis (NSFW)

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Ben Affleck made headlines after announcing that he'd appear fully nude in "Gone Girl," one of this season's most hotly-anticipated new movies. Wh...

For Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 9/27: Becoming Men of Memory and Hope

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John-Manuel Andriote

For this Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, let's remind ourselves of all we have lost in the thirty-three years of the epidemic. But let's also remember all we've gained, how we've grown as individuals and a community, and why we have so much to live for.

Is It Harder To Be Gay When You're Circumcised?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

HuffPost Live tackled the controversial subject of circumcision this week, speaking with a panelist who was not only vehemently opposed to the practic...

Are Gay Men Really More Superficial Than Women And Straight Men?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A panel of writers and community members joined HuffPost Live this week to weigh in on whether or not gay men are really more superficial and image-co...

This STD Has Had A Troubling Surge Among Gay And Bisexual Men

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By David Beasley ATLANTA, May 8 (Reuters) - Syphilis, a sexually transmitted venereal disease, is rising among gay and bisexual men af...

Gay Barebacking Study Reveals Surprise Facts About The Controversial Practice

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A new study by England's University of Westminster found what appears to be an uptick in the number of young gay men who find unprotected sex with a s...

A Surprise Link Between Homophobia And Gay Life Expectancy

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Researchers of what's been deemed as "the first study to look at the consequences of anti-gay prejudice for mortality" have discovered that lesbian, g...

Will Gay Men Finally Be Allowed To Donate Blood?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The American Medical Association (AMA) spoke out against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) controversial ban on gay male blood donors. ...

Is Undetectable HIV Stigmatizing Gay Sex?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

As Tyler Curry, founder of Needle Prick Project, recently wrote: "An HIV-positive person can achieve undetectable levels after undergoing antiretrovi...

Sex Survey Offers New Findings About Gay Men And Promiscuity

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Gay men are having sex with fewer partners according to a new report. Data from the last two National Surveys of Family Growth indicated that gay ...

New York Department Of Health Expands Meningitis Vaccine Recommendations

New York Department Of Health | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The New York State Department of Health (DOH) is expanding a recommendation issued earlier this month by the New York City Department of Health and Me...

WATCH: Is Unprotected Sex Becoming The Norm Amongst Gay Men?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

With the rising trend of "barebacking" re-entering the gay community, many are asking if there is a correlation between unprotected sex and an increas...

New Android App Predicts A Man's Penis Size

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A new "medical prediction" app aims to help you easily uncover what really comes between a boy and his Calvins. Reportedly developed by a Toronto-...

Nearly Half Of Grindr-Using Gay Men Admit To Having Bareback Sex In New Poll

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A new survey focused on gay and bisexual men who use apps such as Grindr, Scruff and Manhunt to meet sexual partners found that nearly half had engage...

Big News For Mexico's Gay Community

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Mexico has reportedly become the first North American country to end its ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men. Blabbeando reports that...

LISTEN: North Carolina Pastor's Shocking Claims About Gay Sex

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A prominent North Carolina pastor just can't seem to stop making claims about gay sex. Having already proclaimed that gay men "have to wear a diape...

LISTEN: North Carolina Pastor Claims Gay Men 'Have To Wear A Diaper' After Engaging In Anal Sex

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A prominent North Carolina pastor has sparked an outcry after claiming that gay men "have to wear a diaper" because of "what happens to the male anus"...

Nearly 50 Percent Of Gay Men Would Die Early For The Perfect Body: British Survey

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Exactly how far would you go for cast-iron pecs or the perfect six-pack? Indeed, gay men have been stereotypically cast as gym bunnies by popular ...

It Gets Better Because We Grow Stronger: An Interview With Leading Gay Men's Health Expert Dr. Ron Stall

Jim Pickett | Posted 06.28.2011 | Chicago
Jim Pickett

Why, 30 years into the AIDS crisis, are rates of HIV highest among young gay men, particularly men of color? I interviewed Dr. Ron Stall, a leading HIV prevention expert.