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HIDDEN CAMERA: Gay Wedding Cake At Muslim Bakeries. Gay Asian-American Filmmaker Hieu Tran. On a routine work-related google images search, I ran across an intriguing pic of two very handsome, well-built, topless young men in a confrontational pose (the one below).

Gay Asian-American Filmmaker Hieu Tran

(No, I wasn’t looking for porn.) One was Asian the other Anglo (my preferred word for white). Upon clicking on the image, it turned out that it was a still photo from the trailer of a short film called, Squared (2013), about what happens when an Asian guy and an Anglo guy get together for a one-night stand. (Hint: the Anglo guy gets schooled.) I shortly discovered that I could purchase the short film by clicking the link for the film’s web page in the description section of the trailer for $1.99 (or more if you want to donate to the film’s production). I then did a little research on the writer-director, Hieu Tran, and from his Facebook page I found out that he is a young man who two years ago graduated from UC San Diego with a BA in Visual Arts Media and a BA in Human Development.

Hieu: Thanks for having me! Daily Pill Can Prevent HIV. Preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a medicine taken daily that can be used to prevent getting HIV.

Daily Pill Can Prevent HIV

PrEP is for people without HIV who are at very high risk for getting it from sex or injection drug use. People at high risk who should be offered PrEP include about 1 in 4 sexually active gay and bisexual men*, 1 in 5 people who inject drugs, and 1 in 200 sexually active heterosexual adults. When taken every day, PrEP is safe and highly effective in preventing HIV infection. PrEP is even more effective if it is combined with other ways to prevent new HIV infections like condom use, drug abuse treatment, and treatment for people living with HIV to reduce the chance of passing the virus to others. Many people who can benefit from PrEP aren't taking it. Health care providers can: Test patients for HIV as a regular part of medical care.

Every LGBTQ+ Person Should Read This  Dearest Queer Person, Chances are you don't even know that you are holy, or royal or magic, but you are.

Every LGBTQ+ Person Should Read This 

You are part of an adoptive family going back through every generation of human existence. Long before you were born, our people were inventing incredible things. Gifted minds like the inventor of the computer Alan Turing and aviation pioneer Alberto Santos-Dumont live on in you. The imprint that bold and brilliant individuals like Lynn Conway and Martine Rothblatt (both transgender women alive today) made on modern technology is impossible deny as present-day engineers carry their torch in the creation of robots and microprocessors. We were so often gods and goddesses over the centuries, like Hermaphrodite (the child of Hermes and Aphrodite), and Athena and Zeus, both of whom had same-sex lovers. Our ability to transcend gender binaries and cross gender boundaries was seen as a special gift. Savage Love Letter of the Day: God Hates Fags Blah Blah Blah. Remember this guy from earlier this morning?

Savage Love Letter of the Day: God Hates Fags Blah Blah Blah

I wrote him back. Our long email exchange... after the jump. HOT N HAIRY HUNKS. After 2.5 Years, No One in Large SF PrEP Group Contracts HIV - by Benjamin Ryan. September 2, 2015.

After 2.5 Years, No One in Large SF PrEP Group Contracts HIV - by Benjamin Ryan

10 Animals You Didn’t Know Are Proudly Bisexual. All animals on this planet share a common ancestry.

10 Animals You Didn’t Know Are Proudly Bisexual

That’s why it’s not a shocker that, like humans, there are some bisexual (and downright horny) animals on Earth.+ 1. Bonobos+ These guys are the horndogs of the animal kingdom.

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Putting a number on it: The risk from an exposure to HIV. Service providers working in HIV prevention are often asked by their patients and clients about the risk of HIV transmission from an exposure to HIV through sex.

Putting a number on it: The risk from an exposure to HIV

What do the latest studies tell us about this risk? AHF Highlights “Reaching Common Ground on PrEP” in New National Ad Campaign. PrEP - HIV Basics - HIV/AIDS. Here’s What We Actually Know About The Pill That Prevents HIV. NOODLE MAGAZINE: Re-Surfaced and Re-Published After 13 Years! Yes, I was the publisher of NOODLE MAGAZINE and along with my close friends Chris Bucoy-Brown, Chris Young and many writers, contributors, photographers, models and volunteers, we published 6 quarterly issues from 2002-2003.

NOODLE MAGAZINE: Re-Surfaced and Re-Published After 13 Years!

Everyone voluntereed their time and talents to our magazine because we all felt it was about time to have us represented on newstands and in our lives. Our mission was pretty simple. We at noodle wanted to let you know a little bit about us. Actually, noodle is a little bit about you. Marcus Carey: Regarding same-sex marriages, county clerks are ruled by ‘rule of law,’ pledge of duty. If I could please, let me try to add a voice of reason to the debate involving county clerks who believe that issuing marriage licenses to same sex couples compromises their religious, moral or other principles.

Marcus Carey: Regarding same-sex marriages, county clerks are ruled by ‘rule of law,’ pledge of duty

First of all let us remember that the hallmark of our nation is that we are ruled by law, not by men. The phrase “the rule of law” does not mean “the rules of law” as in “the rules of golf”. The word is “rule”, not “rules” and in proper context it means the same thing as “the rule of King George” or “living under Communist rule.” A Point of View: Why are opponents of gay marriage so sure they're right? Critics of gay marriage often base their arguments on the certainty of their religious convictions.

A Point of View: Why are opponents of gay marriage so sure they're right?

But societies without doubt are dangerous places, argues Adam Gopnik. One of the strangest consequences of the recent Supreme Court decision here in the US - the one that made marriage between people of the same sex legal in all 50 states - is the amazing persecution mania it has engendered among religious people who don't agree with it. Mayor Of Conservative Texas Town Delivers Powerful Response To Gay Marriage Opponents. Glogin?mobile=1&URI= What Happened Inside the Supreme Court Today. As 90 minutes of oral arguments in the nation's high court concluded, reports began trickling out about what transpired as the nine justices considered whether the U.S.

Constitution guarantees same-sex couples the right to marry. A second set of oral arguments, scheduled for one hour, considered whether the Constitution requires states to recognize same-sex marriages legally performed in other states. Find updates about the first portion of the hearing below, and read The Advocate's blow-by-blow report from the second half of the hearing here. In her opening statement for the consolidated case originating in Ohio, Obergefell v. Hodges, pro-equality attorney Mary Bonauto noted that the love, commitment, and mutual support shared by married same-sex couples is equal to that of opposite-sex spouses, but that same-sex couples are denied the legal protection afforded to opposite-sex couples.

Fraternal Birth Order and Kickstarting Homosexuality in the Womb. Researchers of fraternal birth order effect argue that sexual orientation correlates with an individual’s number of older brothers. Could this help to explain the homophobia of some traditional religious societies? Reading an excerpt from the book Sex and War has got me thinking about the fight between the Mormons and California’s Proposition 8 that took place between 2008 and 2013. Sex and War features a meditation on how biology might help to explain why and how humans kill each other. The battle between the Mormons and the LBGT civil rights movement, most famously waged over the Mormon’s support of California’s anti-gay Prop. 8, did not turn bloody, but I can’t help but think about the interesting biological background to all of this. Charice, Former 'Glee' Star, Comes Out As Gay.

20 Must-Read Books We Missed Last Year. EXCLUSIVE: Undercover At NOM's Anti-Gay Student Conference. Every summer for the past four years, the National Organization for Marriage's (NOM) Ruth Institute has invited college students from across the country to participate in its weekend-long "It Takes A Family To Raise A Village" (ITAF) conference in San Diego, CA. According to NOM, the conference is meant to prepare college students to defend "natural marriage" on their campuses by introducing them to a number of prominent anti-gay speakers and activists. This year, NOM expanded its ITAF conference to include recent college graduates in their early twenties.