LGBTQ

The Artist Making Harm Reduction Gay Again

The makeshift harm reduction center quietly popped up in Chelsea, one of the historically gay neighborhoods of Manhattan. Tucked away…

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Britain’s “Most Prolific” Rapist Spurs Misguided GHB Crackdown

The UK is moving towards a crackdown on GHB and GBL—two highly similar depressants, popular in clubs and the chemsex…

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Booty-Bumping Meth: Harm Reduction for an Under-Discussed Practice

Stacy Cobine, a peer worker at a harm reduction center in Northern California, works with a lot of people who…

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The End of NYC’s HIV Epidemic Is In Sight—Except for Trans Women

New York City is the first city in the United States to meet a key international target aimed at ending…

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Inside the Rising Chemsex Response in Europe

Having too many people itching to talk about their activism is a good problem to have. For the organizers of…

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Incarcerated Women in Thailand Face Issues Seen Worldwide

Natauboo Jama started selling methamphetamine in northern Thailand after her second child was born. Known locally as yaba, it is…

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Trans Justice? End Job Discrimination—And Sex Work Criminalization

On October 8, the United States Supreme Court is considering whether firing a person because of their transgender identity, as…

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Chemsex Invisibility May Explain Missing Meth Use in UK Data

Regular methamphetamine and mephedrone use is nearly nonexistent in the United Kingdom—that is, if you simply rely on the latest…

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Even Insured Black Gay Men Still Aren’t Getting Equal Access to PrEP

There's a pill that can prevent new HIV infections—but, among queer men, it still mostly remains in the prescription bottles…

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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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