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Sam Stanley has become the first English rugby union player to come out
Rugby player Sam Stanley’s boyfriend is not who you’d expect, and this is why it’s a very good thing

It turns out that Sam Stanley has been gently coming out for weeks, you just had to know where to look

Phones with hook-up apps
Digital closet: Why Grindr and other apps show how far we are from true equality

Until he started exploring the world of dating apps, David Hudson had little idea of how many men continue to keep their sexuality a secret

Cal Strode has managed a gay sex club, he knows a thing or two about safe sex
Trust me I’ve managed a gay sex club, gay men need PrEP now

Cal Strode has tried to get gay men to wear condoms for years, it’s time for a different tack

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It’s stigma that’s dirty, not people with HIV

Meeting another HIV+ man – repeatedly turned down for sex since he was first diagnosed – makes Matthew Hodson reflects on the tremendous stigma people with the virus still experience

Why we must stop sex-shaming gay men who want to take PrEP medication

Matthew Hodson, of UK-based gay men’s health charity, GMFA, explains why those who condemn PrEP medication need to appreciate the valuable role it can play in preventing HIV infections

Banning gay sex is not just wrong in Africa, it leads to more HIV

HIV expert Lucy Maroncha says the laws in Kenya are only leading to an increase of HIV cases

I caught my new guy and my HIV+ ex having bareback sex at my party

‘His reaction to being caught red-handed was to launch himself at me, pinning me by my neck’

Matthew Hodson
Still refusing to date HIV+ guys? Here’s why you could be putting your health at risk

Matthew Hodson, of UK-based gay men’s health charity, GMFA, explains why arguments for not having sex with gay men who are HIV positive make little sense – and could actually pose a danger for those who are HIV negative

Why do Indian tops think they are better than bottoms?

A trawl of Indian social media shows a darker side to our demands for equality

Are Indian gay men obsessed with sex?

Sluts or social pariahs searching for something more?

What I have learned from having sex with ‘straight’ guys

Flings with ‘curious’ guys on their way to being straight, bi or gay have taught Topher Gen some important lessons

Bisexual women: Stop thinking of us as greedy whores

Charlotte Dingle, the editor-­in­-chief of new bi women’s website Biscuit, talks about the stigma surrounding bisexuality

Jesus had a sex life: Gay and straight

African American lesbian Rev Irene Monroe debates Jesus’ sexuality after the discovery of an ancient papyrus referring to his wife

Putting the sexual into transsexual

Transgender beauty expert Drew-Ashlyn Cunningham argues a subtle approach is a better way to get attention

How web filters are ‘protecting’ you from harmless gay content

The Lesbian and Gay Foundation discuss the dangers when companies like O2 to AOL block LGBTI information and services online, and what you can do to help

If we shut gay saunas, the crackdown on sex won’t end there

Would shutting down gay saunas be the start of a slippery slope which could lead to re-criminalization of consensual sex and self-loathing among LGBTI people?

James Wharton responds to backlash over closing gay saunas

James Wharton’s demand gay saunas should be shut down sparked a social media storm today but he says his main argument – public health – has been overlooked