Sign of the Times: Nakedness in a Digital Age

In San Francisco, where nude men once gathered to chat in the sun and employees of Silicon Valley discover new ways ...

My First HIV Test: November 1985

Remembering the fear and the courage to take the test

By John Daniel

Famous Queer Scots

As Scotland moves closer to an historic recognition of marriage equality, we take note of some of Scotland's most famous …

By Matthew Breen

Ikea Removes Lesbian Couple From Its Russian Magazine

Russia's anti-gay laws strikes again

By Jesse Steinbach

Dear Aliens: Episode 6, Bodhi's Birthday

Puppies are the best, but losing one in a breakup is the worst. Jeffery Self documents his week for posterity, and for …

By Jeffery Self

Too Close for Comfort

Why serial monogamy isn't so safe

By Benjamin Ryan

Out100 Honoree Jack Andraka Honored by Vatican

'It's really amazing to be recognized by the Vatican, especially as a gay scientist,' the teenage medical pioneer and …

By Jerry Portwood

The Power of Storytelling

The Out100 is built on the resonance of our stories and the power of visibility

By Aaron Hicklin

Hawaii Passes Marriage Equality

....And 5 Other Things You Need to Know Today

By Editors

Billy Francesca: Advice From an Idiot on Money Woes and Invitations

Guest columnist Billy Francesca may be an idiot, but as one of L.A.’s premier party promoters and half-drag nightlife …

By Billy Francesca

Tammy Baldwin Tells Boehner: 'Just Bring ENDA Up for a Vote'

The nation's first openly gay senator has a message for the Republican speaker of the House.

By Sunnivie Brydum

Illinois Becomes 15th Marriage Equality State

...And 5 Other Things You Need to Know Today

By Editors

Quote of the Day: Maine Congressman Mike Michaud Comes Out

'Yes, I am. But why should it matter?'

By Jerry Portwood

Dear Aliens: Episode 5, Halloween Ghosts

The spooky season and relationship ghosts get Jeffery Self emotional. He documents it for posterity, and for the …

By Jeffery Self

Once Upon a Time

In an age when we can marry — holding hands can still spell disaster.

By Bill Clegg

The Longest Walk

The Friend Movement’s co-founders Elliot London and Ronnie Kroell are walking from Chicago to New York City to combat …

By Editors

Stephen Trask: Remembering Lou Reed

'Hedwig' is one big Lou Reed mash-up, says the man who wrote the music and lyrics to the rock musical

By Stephen Trask