LIVE, WORK, POSE
TV’s Breakout Star of the Summer Is Trans
Breakout leading lady Mj Rodriguez on finding her voice, changing the world, and ensuring that another ‘transgender tipping point’ doesn’t get wasted.
PrEP Could Reduce HIV Infections. So Why Isn’t It Cheaper?
Taking Truvada dramatically reduces HIV infection rates. Activists want to break the monopoly of the firm that holds the drug’s U.S. patent and also the levers of its high costs.
Joel Grey on Coming Out: ‘I Guess I Needed to Be Counted’
In a candid interview with Tim Teeman, the Oscar-, Tony-, and Golden Globe-winning Joel Grey talks sexuality, winding down his stage career, and his Yiddish ‘Fiddler on the Roof.’
LONG LIVE THE KANE
How Homophobia Destroyed a Rap Legend’s Career
In honor of the 30th anniversary of his stunning debut ‘Long Live the Kane,’ Stereo Williams looks back at the photo shoot and nasty rumors that derailed Big Daddy Kane’s ascent.
Billy Porter’s Fight for Survival: ‘I Can Breathe Again’
The Tony-winning Broadway vet knew he had to be on ‘Pose.’ He lived it. From surviving sexual abuse and the AIDS crisis to finding his voice and true love, Billy Porter tells all.
AIDS Killed Tommy Nutter, and So Many Other Creative Minds
The designer Tommy Nutter, who died of AIDS, reminds the author of the cultural figures who also died of the disease—not forgotten, but not remembered as well as they should be.
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The Genius We Lost to AIDS Who Wrote Disney’s Greatest Songs
The new documentary ‘Howard’ captures the life of late Disney songwriting great Howard Ashman, who wrote the lyrics for ‘The Little Mermaid,’ ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ and ‘Aladdin.’