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Past articles by Mathew:

Taylor Swift Is in Bed With Trans Actor Laith Ashley in 'Midnights' Music Video

In a trailer for an upcoming suite of Swift music videos, Ashley appears as an apparent love interest. → Read More

In a First, Brazil Elected Two Trans Women to Its National Congress

Erika Hilton and Duda Salabert both won their races in Sunday’s election. → Read More

COVID-19 and HIV Are Not the Same. But They’re Similar in Many Ways That Matter.

Instead of fighting over memes, we should all be fighting for a better government response to the novel coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Alvin Ailey to Get His Own Biopic from Moonlight Director

Oscar winner Barry Jenkins will direct a film about the HIV-positive dance pioneer. → Read More

HIV-Positive Venezuelans Aren't Getting Their HIV Meds

During the ongoing political crisis, HIV-positive people have had to forego several medications. → Read More


Baton Rouge police officer sues Black Lives Matter leadership for shooting injury

The officer is suing Black Lives Matter, claiming it incited violence against police. → Read More


22-year-old American tourist Bakari Henderson beaten to death in Greece, State Department says

Henderson was reportedly part of a bar fight that spilled out onto the streets. → Read More


Rob Kardashian leaked nude photos of his ex Blac Chyna — and it could be considered revenge porn

Kardashian's Instagram antics could fall under California's revenge porn laws. → Read More


Little Rock Nightclub Shooting: At least 28 people injured during gunfire

The youngest shooting victim is 16 years old. → Read More


Florida lawmaker slams Governor Rick Scott for not passing LGBTQ protection bill

Carlos Guillermo-Smith is not happy with the governor's inability to move to protect Florida's LGBTQ workers. → Read More


Iraqi forces capture mosque where ISIS declared caliphate 3 years ago

Iraqi forces consider this a huge symbolic victory. → Read More


Philadelphia's queer people of color have fought racism for years. Now the city is paying attention.

Before the black and brown pride flag stripes, queer activists of color worked to bring racial inclusion to Philadlephia's Gayborhood. → Read More


Ava Le'Ray Barrin, 17-year-old transgender girl, killed in Georgia

Barrin, 17, wanted to be a model. → Read More


What makes the Babadook a gay icon? Pridegoers who dressed as the monster explain.

The Babadook has become the belle of the Pride ball. → Read More


New Jersey bill would require kids to be taught how to interact with police

Students from kindergarten through 12th grade would receive the education. → Read More


Istanbul LGBT pride march banned by government for safety concerns

A right-wing nationalist group has vowed to stop the protest. → Read More


Southwest China landslide buries 120 people

It was the worst regional landslide since those in the aftermath of a 2008 earthquake. → Read More


California bans state-funded travel to Texas, 3 more states because of anti-LGBTQ laws

California isn't keen on sending people to these anti-LGBTQ states. → Read More


Michael Brown's parents reach settlement with Ferguson government

Brown's family has reached a settlement with the city of Ferguson. → Read More


Report: Chelsea Manning's leaked documents caused "no real harm" to US

The report contradicts earlier assertions from the U.S. government. → Read More