THE LATEST

Internet Sex Ads, HIV infections, and Invisibility

NEWS | By Sean McShee | Mar 1
A good study can have unintended negative consequence, and a bad study can become the basis of policy. This flawed study renders gay men, bi men, and MSM invisible.

Black History Month: Profile on RuPaul

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mike Halterman | Mar 1
Black History Month is observed every February to commemorate the important people and momentous events in African-American history. Profiled this week: RuPaul.

'Top Chef' Finalist Melissa King Cooks Up a Feast

STYLE | By Jim Gladstone | Mar 1
San Francisco cuisine fans will have an opportunity to toast - and taste - the success of chef Melissa King on Monday, March 9, in her first local public event after rising to the final four in Bravo's "Top Chef" earlier this month.

Transgender Law Center Gains Partner, Heads South

NEWS | By Yael Chanoff | Mar 1
The organization Southerners on New Ground, known as SONG, has been fighting for the rights of LGBT people in the U.S. South for 20 years. And now, it has gained a new partner - the Bay Area-based Transgender Law Center.

Paraíso Gay: Puerto Vallarta

TRAVEL | By Aaron Drake | Mar 1
Whether you're traveling solo, with a fab group of friends or that special someone, Mexico's top gay-friendly destination offers a little something for LGBT travelers worldwide.

'Seduction: Japan's Floating World' Opens at the Asian Art Museum

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sura Wood | Mar 1
The Asian Art Museum is offering up an enticement with "Seduction: Japan's Floating World," an enthralling new show that casts a spell and captures the aura of a place and time.

A Tale of Two PrEP Studies

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Rhuaridh Marr | Mar 1
The results of two European studies have confirmed that PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) can reduce the rate of HIV infection in men who have sex with men (MSM).

Porn Star Killian James Talks Barebacking and PrEP

ENTERTAINMENT | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Mar 1
James was voted Best Bottom 2014 at the Hookies, the International Escort Awards. A former accountant, James is immensely proud of the recognition, and he is now speaking up about the rise in bareback film production.

Anti-Israel Divestment Push Gains Traction At US Colleges

NEWS | By Rachel Zoll | Feb 28
In the United States, Israel's closest ally, the decade-old boycott-divestment-sanctions, or BDS, movement is making its strongest inroads by far on college campuses.

Osbourne Exiting 'Fashion Police' After Zendaya Hair Flap

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 28
Kelly Osbourne is exiting "Fashion Police," days after complaining about co-host Giuliana Rancic's comments on Zendaya's dreadlocks.

Mississippi Justices Dislike Delay in Gay Divorce Ruling

NEWS | By Bobby McGuire | Feb 28
Two Mississippi Supreme Court justices say the court should find the state's ban on same-sex marriageunconstitutional and not wait for a gay marriage ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court.

Stockholm by Design

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Feb 28
There is something for every location and occasion in Stockholm with street chic and smart casual fashions, sleek modern jewelry and gloves that literally fit you like a glove.

After 7 Seasons, 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Not Slowing Down

ENTERTAINMENT | By Derrik J. Lang | Feb 28
Despite strutting along for seven seasons, as well as an all-star edition and the makeover spin-off "Drag U," "RuPaul's Drag Race, still feels fresh.

Michael Alig Interview: The Taming of a Party Monster

NEWS | By JC Alvarez | Feb 28
Like Rip Van Winkle awakened from his slumber, former nightlife czar Michael Alig has emerged from 17 years in prison to survey his former kingdom

Tulsa Amputee Gets Protection From Penis-Biting Ex

NEWS | By EDGE | Feb 28
An Oklahoma amputee whose girlfriend awoke him by allegedly trying to bite his penis off is now getting 300-feet of protection from the weiner-chomping woman, thanks to a court order secured this week.


News

Dems Call GOP Homeland Security Strategy A Political Blunder

POLITICS | By Charles Babington | Feb 28
Democrats are losing some skirmishes over the Department of Homeland Security, but many feel they are winning a political war that will haunt Republicans in 2016 and beyond.


Entertainment

'Madam Secretary' Star Tea Leoni Talks Women on TV

TELEVISION | Mar 1
The CBS political drama is Sunday's most-watched series on television, averaging more than 14 million viewers. Téa Leoni stars as Elizabeth McCord a former CIA analyst appointed secretary of state after her predecessor sudden death.


Business

How to Find Out if a Used Car has an Unrepaired Recall

LEGAL | Feb 28
About 5 million used cars under recall were sold last year before the recalled parts were fixed. No matter the problem, if you're shopping for a used car, you want to make sure a recalled part has been repaired. Here's how to protect yourself.


Finance

New AGS Guidelines for Care of Older LGBT Adults

INSURANCE | By EDGE | Feb 27
A new position statement focused on LGBT elder care aims to be a "rising tide that lifts all ships" in push for health equality.


Cars

Consumer Reports' Top Vehicle Picks by Category

Consumer Reports released its annual list of top auto brands and individual vehicles. The top picks in each of ten categories must score well in a road test and perform well in government and insurance industry crash tests.


Style

Don't Tell Madonna: The Cape is Making a Comeback

FASHION | By Colleen Barry | Feb 28
The cape is making a comeback in Milan this season - even though Madonna may have something to say about that.


Health/Fitness

Kaiser Removes HIV Meds from 'Specialty' Tier; CA Bills Seek Drug Cost Curbs

HIV/AIDS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 28
Kaiser Permanente has stopped charging people more for HIV drugs and is offering refunds for the exorbitant copays some of its patients faced. The decision comes as two CA state lawmakers have introduced bills meant to address high drug prices.


Travel

Discovering the World is a Family Affair

By Kelsy Chauvin | Feb 27
Gay and lesbian travelers have a world of choices available. No longer is venturing to faraway lands commonly hindered by safety concerns, or feeling misunderstood at the hotel check-in desk.


Nightlife

Winter Party Festival 2015: 19 Talented DJs Spinning For Your Enjoyment

PARTIES | By Mike Halterman | Feb 28
The Winter Party Festival has been a Miami Beach staple for the past 22 years. The fun annual event has raised nearly $2 million for local LGBT projects.