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Cover Guy: Jaymes Vaughan

Yes, we know: He works as a Chippendales performer. He’s on the current season of The Amazing Race. His name is spelled JAYMES. Cue the gay-rag fawning over the genetically blessed, right?

Well, a funny thing happened on the way to stereotyping our cover model: Jaymes, extra “Y” and all, turned out to be as...

Soapbox: Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge marked much of 2012 as a return to her roots, having finally performed her first Pride concert in Pittsburgh in June and with the recording of a nostalgic and reflective new album, 4th Street Feeling. But with marriage equality gaining mainstream momentum, same-sex parents saturating prime-time TV and a major honor on the horizon from the National Museum...

Cover Guy: Mika

Mika is the first to admit he’s a kid at heart. An affinity for cartoon art, bright colors and playful melody quickly became a calling card of sorts when the curly-haired entertainer exploded on the pop scene in 2007. Mika, the performer, and his music were seen by many—industry and otherwise—as a refreshing change from the manufactured (mostly female) pop...

Soapbox: Deborah Cox

Whether telling us that nobody’s supposed to be here or professing absolutely not, Deborah Cox has been bringing gays to the dance floor for nearly 15 years—and she’s just getting started. Need more proof that the LGBT community holds a special place in her heart? Deborah headed across the pond earlier this summer and headlined...

A Game Change

As the Food and Drug Administration weighs approval of the off-label use of Truvada for HIV-negative individuals, we look at the arguments being made by those on both sides of the debate.

Dr. Lisa Sterman has been writing prescriptions for Truvada—a little blue pill that packs the punch of two...

Soapbox: Michael Urie

Ugly Betty fave Michael Urie has traded in the competitive world of fashion for the even more competitive world of...speech and debate? In his new documentary Thank You For Judging, Urie introduces us to the world of high school forensics, where the outcasts of the lunchroom are suddenly the rock stars and many an actor...

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