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New Documentary on “The Advocate” Magazine is Up for an Emmy Award

A documentary about The Advocate will compete next month for Outstanding Special Class Special at the Daytime Emmy Awards. The magazine has chronicled the LGBTQ struggle for...

“Pose” Returns for Season 2 June 9: AIDS and “Vogue” to Set the Scene

Pose returns to television June 9 for a second season. When it does, the focus will expand to include the AIDS crisis and the launch of Madonna’s “Vogue.” Few...

Parade Route for WorldPride NYC and Stonewall 50 Announced

New York City Pride has released a finalized map of this year’s LGBTQIA+ Pride March route. Millions of visitors are expected, since the celebration marks America’s...

Queer Health Warrior Dr. Demetre Discusses Second Patient Declared HIV-Free

A second HIV patient is reportedly in remission, according to the journal Nature. The case marks only the second time in a dozen years where scientists believe they may have cured...

Keith Haring: Artist, AIDS Activist and a Casualty of the Crisis

It took less than 10 years for artist Keith Haring to rise to international fame using little more than outlines and primary colors. He was dead from AIDS complications by age 31....

One Gay Man Says: Sometimes it’s Okay Not to Forgive and Forget Your Ex

Should there be a statute of limitations when it comes to forgiving and forgetting with an ex-boyfriend, partner or husband? One day, I accidentally discovered that my ex had...

AIDS Claimed Closeted Gay Pop Star Dan Hartman at His Peak

Dan Hartman’s creativity as a songwriter spawned hits in the arenas of classic rock, dance and movie soundtracks. And although his music includes some of the most catchy...

10 Outrageous Things Said on Alright Mary.

A lively chat on Drag Race, Coco Peru, SAGE, John Waters and Senator Lindsay Graham’s appearance at a Bushwick queer party. Metrosource editor, and one of Google’s...

How Gay Is Jenifer Lewis’ “Mother of Black Hollywood”?

I dove into the audiobook version of Jenifer Lewis’ Mother of Black Hollywood without realizing what a fierce ally of the LGBTQ community she has been all along, but I’m...

How to Survive a Plague: The Story of How Activists and Scientists Tamed AIDS (Paperback)

A definitive history of the successful battle to halt the AIDS epidemic, here is the incredible story of the grassroots activists whose work turned HIV from a mostly fatal...

Why Did a Generation of Cubans Choose to Become HIV-Positive?

It’s considered the “Special Period” in Cuba’s history: when the Soviet Union cut financial ties with Cuba. During the late 1980s under the socialist Castro regime, where...

How Do You Fight HIV/AIDS in the Red States of the Deep South?

How do you raise vital funds to fight AIDS in a state that’s politically dominated by a party that tends not to make it a priority? This spring, the world’s largest single HIV...