HIV Diagnoses in NYC Hit Record Low

Today is World AIDS Day, a day to commemorate those whose lives were taken due to AIDS and to support those living with HIV today. It’s a time to look back and remember, but also to look forward to the … Read More

Hundreds March in India to Demand LGBT Rights

(Photo credit: CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP/Getty Images) Yesterday, marchers and activists gathered in New Delhi to raise awareness about and call for an end to discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in India. Sexual activity between individuals of the same sex … Read More

Introducing a Brand New Way to Show You Give A Damn

If you’re anything like us, you know that just talking about change can feel frustrating. So, because talk is cheap, we’re giving you a brand new way to take action for the things you give a damn about. It’s the brand … Read More

Grey’s Anatomy’s Sara Ramirez Comes Out as Queer and Bisexual

  Sara Ramirez, of Grey’s Anatomy and Spamalot fame, came out as bisexual and queer at the True Colors Fund’s 40 to None Summit on Sunday. Here is an excerpt from her speech: So many of our youth experiencing homelessness are youth whose … Read More

Catching Community with Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go has become a national and international phenomenon. It has brought hard core, old school fans, and newbie explorers alike to the forefront, building up community while strengthening connections. There’s no arguing that the hoards of players crisscrossing the … Read More

My Dancing Dad: Growing Up With a Dad Who’s “Different”

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Growing up, I always knew my dad was different, but it took me many years to figure out exactly how he was different from all the other dads. I grew up in a small town of about 3,000 people, in … Read More

Why Mutants Matter: Celebrating 50 Years of X-Men

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Storm was my first X-Men action figure. I remember walking down the toy aisle at a local store with my mom only to find a sea of Storm action figures. Cyclops, Wolverine, Colossus, Nightcrawler, Magneto — all of the popular … Read More