LGBTQ

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…

6 months

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…

6 months

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…

8 months

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…

8 months

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…

8 months

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…

9 months

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…

9 months

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…

10 months

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.…

11 months

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…

11 months