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Safe Text: The Messages That Are Changing Our Sex Lives
March 03 2014 6:00 AM ET

Safe Text: Messages That Changed Our Sex Lives

Treestride Contributors

Visual imagery has always been one of the most effective tools in the fight against HIV. We examine some of the most successful and how the imagery has changed since the beginning.

Love In Putin's Russia
January 17 2014 3:05 PM ET

Love In Putin's Russia

Chadwick Moore

Life for gays and lesbians in Russia is clandestine and convoluted. But the country is inscrutable to the West, so it may be impossible to seek civil rights advances like anything we’d imagine. Photographs by Davide Monteleone

The Changing Face of Diplomacy
January 16 2014 6:00 AM ET

The Changing Face of Diplomacy

Dominic Bocci

Not so long ago the idea of a gay person representing the United States in embassies abroad was unimaginable. Oh, how times have changed.

Was Norman Rockwell Gay?
January 15 2014 6:30 AM ET

Was Norman Rockwell Gay?

Jerry Portwood

Celebrated as a painter of American ideals, he was actually craving male beauty.