HIV-Positive Doctor Says His Dog Saved His Life

NEWS | By Martha Irvine | Nov 29
The doctor, who's helped save many an AIDS patient, knows it sounds a little crazy that the companionship and simple needs of a pet could help him cope with his disease and pull him out of depression.

14th Annual Art Basel Miami Beach

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mike Halterman | Nov 29
Artists and art lovers from across the country and around the world are less than a week away from arriving in Miami Beach for one of the biggest events Miami Beach celebrates each year: Art Basel Miami Beach.

amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, Asks America to "Sing for AIDS"

NEWS | By Mike Halterman | Nov 29
amfAR is asking the world to contribute to the cure by singing and uploading brief covers of the song "That's What Friends Are For" on social media using the hashtag: #SingForAIDS.

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.

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.


Finding Mercy in the Justice System

CRIME | Nov 29
Law professor Mark Osler, a leading advocate for sentencing reform and clemency in the U.S. justice system, discusses the relationship between religious ideas of "mercy" and "justice."


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.


Social Media Helps Drive Historic Cuban Exodus to U.S.

PERSONAL TECH | By Michael Weissenstein | Nov 30
As summer began to bake the central Cuban city of Sancti Spiritus, Elio Alvarez and Lideisy Hernandez sold their tiny apartment and everything in it for $5,000 and joined the largest migration from their homeland in decades.


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!


Ferrari Hometown Overwhelmed by Roar of Test-Driving Fans

AUTO NEWS | By Colleen Barry | Nov 29
The howl of engines is disturbing residents' tranquility - including the afternoon siestas - and the risk of speeding cars is a safety concern, say city officials.


Dress to Impress in Miami Beach!

FASHION | By Mike Halterman | Nov 29
Are you prepared for the White Party? Let me tell you a bit about the latest offerings from three retailers. You can buy from all of them online if you will be a no-show at White Party.


What To Know About 'BernieCare,' Sanders Health Overhaul

HEALTH | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Nov 28
The most ambitious "repeal and replace" health care plan from a presidential candidate comes from Sen. Bernie Sanders, not from a Republican.


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.