Gay Adult Star Turned HIV Educator

NEWS | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Nov 29
Rocco Steele lives with HIV. A gay adult performer and director, he is now having a second act as an HIV awareness educator.

German Man Stays In Burning Sex Shop To Finish Watching Porn

NEWS | Nov 29
A man in Germany was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation after he refused to vacate a burning Hamburg sex shop until he finished watching a porn.

'Infection Monologues' Co-Creator Sees Lingering Need for Modern-Day HIV stories

ENTERTAINMENT | By Doug Rule | Nov 29
"Up until this Charlie Sheen stuff happened, I would have said that society has gotten better," says Alex Garner. "But the reaction to that discouraged me."

Workplace Disrimination: In D.C., No Trans Need Apply

NEWS | By John Riley | Nov 29
A report released this month by the D.C. Office of Human Rights (OHR) paints a bleak picture for the District's transgender residents.

Bay Area World AIDS Day Events Set

NEWS | Nov 29
Each year during World AIDS Day, people take time to remember loved ones who've been lost to the disease and those who continue living with it.

Defense Misgenders Victim of SF Trans Assault

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Nov 29
As the couple accused of attacking a transgender woman in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood pleaded not guilty recently, the attorneys representing them repeatedly misgendered the victim.

Gay Marriage Is Legal But Not On Tribal Lands

NEWS | By Felicia Fonseca | Nov 29
Cleo Pablo married her longtime partner when gay weddings became legal in Arizona and looked forward to the day when her wife and their children could move into her home in the small Native American community outside Phoenix where she grew up.

Planned Parenthood Under Fire Literally and Figuratively

NEWS | By David Crary and Brian Melley | Nov 29
The fatal shootings at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic are the latest in a long history of violence at clinics that provide abortions and doctors who perform the procedure.

Spirit of Ebenezer

ENTERTAINMENT | By Richard Dodds | Nov 29
The singer, actor, and overall funnyman Jason Graae has a dense resume that ranges from Broadway to opera, nightclubs to concert halls, television to cruise ships, and theater to CDs.

Official: Clinic Suspect Made 'No More Baby Parts' Comment

NEWS | Nov 29
Robert Lewis Dear was reclusive, and he seldom spoke to neighbors in a quiet patch of woods in rural Colorado where he lived.


Book Review :: What Color is Your Hoodie? Essays on Black Gay Identity

BOOKS | By Terri Schlichenmeyer | Nov 29
Some days, it seems as though you have SuperPowers. That must be the explanation for being unseen. That's why there are days when nobody looks at you. There's no acknowledgment that you exist.


Japan Ready to Submit Proposal for Australia Submarine Deal

FINANCE | By Mari Yamaguchi | Nov 29
Japan is set to bid on joint development and production of an Australian submarine, Tokyo's first major military transfer since the World War II.


Better Batteries to Beat Global Warming: A Race Against Time

SCIENCE | By Seth Borenstein | Nov 29
One of the key technologies that could help wean the globe off fossil fuel is probably at your fingertips or in your pocket right now: The battery.


New Estate and Financial Planning Opportunities for Same-Sex Couples

SAVING | By Stuart Furman, Esq. | Nov 28
After last summer's landmark marriage ruling, states must provide same-sex couples with the same marital benefits that were previously only awarded to heterosexual couples. So what does that include? You'll find out here!


Kansas City: Riffs and Ribs

FOOD/DRINK | By Jill Gleeson | Nov 29
Part II in our look at Kansas City includes an insider's perspective on the city's best barbecue and music venues.


1 in 4 Gay or Bisexual Men Should Be On PrEP, CDC Says

HIV/AIDS | By John Riley | Nov 28
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday released a report that estimates about 1.2 million people in the United States should be on pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP.


Kansas City Cool: Everything Really Is Up To Date

By Jill Gleeson | Nov 28
In the past 15 years, $9 billion - largely a mix of public and private funds - has poured into Kansas, sparking a Renaissance that just might outclass anything seen in any other American city. Here's part one of our insider's look at KC.