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How well do condoms protect gay men from HIV?

How well do condoms protect gay men from HIV?

, by Shaun Barcavage, NP

Shaun Barcavage, NP, breaks down the data on how effective condoms are, with real-world use, at preventing HIV among men who have sex with men. Read More

Gay Latino men with history of intimate partner violence at higher risk for HIV

Gay Latino men with history of intimate partner violence at higher risk for HIV

, by Emily Land

Cuál es la relación de la violencia doméstica y el VIH entre los hombres Latinos? How is HIV tied to domestic abuse for Latino men? Infórmate, y recibe ayuda si tú o alguien que tú conoces tiene esta experiencia de violencia. Find out, and get help if you or someone you know is experiencing violence. Read More

A startling reminder that HIV isn’t just for gays

A startling reminder that HIV isn’t just for gays

, by David Duran

What can LGBTQ people living with HIV do to be more inclusive of straight people living with HIV? Read More

Dating in the days before internet p*rn and dating apps

Dating in the days before internet p*rn and dating apps

, by Cirrus Wood

Cirrus tells BETA about the glimpses he’s gotten of how hooking up worked in the days before Grindr—and what made him run back to the safety and convenience of online apps. Read More

Harnesses & harm reduction at Folsom Street Fair [photo essay]

Harnesses & harm reduction at Folsom Street Fair [photo essay]

, by Cirrus Wood

Folsom has become just as much a space for the curious (and camera carrying) crowd as for genuine fetishists and kinksters. Read More