LGBTQ

Ed Buck Charged With Felonies After Third Black Man OD-ed at His Home

Over the past two years, three Black gay men have overdosed (or overamped) on methamphetamine in the Los Angeles apartment…

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Inside the Toxic Sex Education Battle in Tucson, Arizona

On September 10, the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) Governing Board decided to delay a vote on a proposed sex-education…

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Black New Yorkers Hospitalized for Amphetamines at Alarming Rates

In late October 2012, just days before Hurricane Sandy hit New York City, Dominic Faison was binging on methamphetamine, or…

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A Conversation with Michael Johnson, Criminalized by Missouri’s HIV Law

Last week, Michael Johnson, a young black gay man, was released earlier than expected from Boonville Correctional Center in Missouri.…

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How Can Harm Reduction Do Better for Transgender People?

In 2015 Tori Cooper decided to leave a successful nonprofit career to blaze a trail advocating for the rights of…

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NYC Jail Deprived Trans Women of MAT for Years

Between 2015 and 2018, transgender women incarcerated in New York City’s first-of-its-kind Transgender Housing Unit (THU) were deprived of access…

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Why Is Harm Reduction for Queer Meth Users So Understudied?

It's no secret that the US harm reduction movement prioritizes opioids and the people who use them in its research…

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Sinister Motives, Moral Panic Behind Florida’s Persecution of Sex Workers

Bruce Colton, the chief elected prosecutor of Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie Counties in Florida, is anything but…

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Gilead Relinquishes Its PrEP Patent—But Did It Mislead Investors?

On May 8, pharmaceutical company Gilead quietly announced that it will relinquish its exclusive patent on Truvada for HIV pre-exposure…

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Florida Approves Database to Publish Details of People Who Pay for Sex

The Florida legislature passed legislation within the past week, Senate Bill 540 and House Bill 851, to establish a public…

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