After BuzzFeed News published an interview with Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett, the Lib Dem candidate for Vauxhall, Elton John and David Furnish saluted him for his courage.
Over a decade after Damian, the actor is playing another full-figured, unapologetic gay character — and he wouldn’t have it any other way.
Putting your smartphone’s smarts to good use.
Rock Hudson was desperately trying to get treatment for AIDS in France in 1985. Much of that story has been told, but one part hasn’t: After a simple plea came in for White House help to get Hudson transferred to another hospital, First Lady Nancy Reagan turned down the request.
Who would have thought that one of these porn stars is actually a super smart microbiology nerd?
Twenty-six men arrested at a bathhouse have gone on trial in Cairo.
With a trio of attention-grabbing roles in 2014 — The Normal Heart, American Horror Story: Freak Show, and Unbroken — Wittrock has taken Hollywood by storm.
Americans 24 years old and younger are significantly less likely to be diagnosed with the HIV or receive treatment, according to a new CDC report.
Pairing with popular apps like Kim Kardashian: Hollywood and Monument Valley, the company plans to donate all global proceeds from downloads and in-app purchases to the Global Fund.
A new survey indicates most gay and bisexual men aren’t being tested for HIV and are unaware of current prevention and treatment options, and a new study by the CDC shows half living with HIV in the U.S. are not receiving appropriate medical treatment.
BuzzFeed LGBT editor Saeed Jones joins journalists Steven Thrasher and Dave Tuller to discuss sex, gay men, and what we are (and aren’t) doing. “Marriage and wedding registries are much easier to talk about than fucking.”
Scientists find New York to be the most unhappy major city in the United States. But cheer up, New Yorkers, your hometown is also pretty great.
Among the victims of Flight MH17 were delegates headed to the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne. The video was screened at the conference’s candlelight vigil to honor the lives lost in the tragedy.
But an HIV cure is “many, many years away”.
We asked delegates at Melbourne’s International AIDS Conference to share something important. These are their must-read answers.
“You remind us how precious human life can be.”
“The cure for AIDS may have been on that plane.” At least 6 delegates traveling to the International AIDS Conference were aboard Flight MH17 when it was shot down.
The so-called “Mississippi Baby” was born in 2010 and went years without detectable levels of HIV. However, during a checkup this month doctors once again found the virus.
Grier currently has 8.7 million followers on Vine.
Iowa’s highest court has thrown out Nick Rhoades’ 25-year prison sentence for criminal transmission of HIV.
Minnesota joined 21 other states Thursday when it passed a bill legalizing medical marijuana, but it’s the only state that won’t legalize smoking it.
Following two high-profile box office bombs, the Friday Night Lights alum is thriving after re-embracing the beauty of quieter roles.
“Gender lines are blurred and every person is unique in how they see themselves,” says Carerra of the poster promoting Vienna’s 22nd annual Life Ball.
JJ owned this place before Bey was even grown.
Last month, the Egyptian army announced it had come up with a cure for Hepatitis C and AIDS. Despite the cure being widely ridiculed, many desperate Egyptians are now banking on it.
The anatomy of the Twitterstorm that cost media PR pro Justine Sacco her job.
Justine Sacco is at the center of a massive Twitter storm after apparently joking that white people can’t get AIDS. Update: The Twitter account has been deleted.
In Jon Cohen’s 2001 book, Shots in the Dark: The Wayward Search for an AIDS Vaccine, he detailed the Reagan administration’s early indifference to the growing epidemic. White House acting press secretary Larry Speakes, and some of the reporters at press briefings, found the crisis to be quite the joking matter.
This week for BuzzReads, Kathleen McLaughlin profiles an elderly activist who battled the Chinese government to expose the truth behind one of the country’s largest AIDS outbreaks. Read that, and these other great stories from around BuzzFeed and the web.