Mike Miksche

LGBTQ

Chasing Bears Taught Me to Accept My Bulk-Challenged Body

I yearned to be part of a subculture that I assumed wouldn’t have me.
Mike Miksche
11.20.18
Sex

An Evening at a Pup Fetish Best in Show

The only rule at the Pan American Canine Konvention pup show is that it has to be legal.
Mike Miksche
8.2.18
LGBTQ

Why ‘Shirts Off’ Matters at Queer Parties

A Toronto club’s decision to enforce a “shirts on” policy misread its message to gay men.
Mike Miksche
6.22.18
crime

What Dating Apps Can Do to Protect Users From Alleged Killers Like Bruce McArthur

McArthur, a heavy user of gay hookup apps, is accused of killing at least eight men.
Mike Miksche
4.18.18
LGBTQ

Why Are So Many Americans Still Dying from HIV?

The numbers are still embarrassingly high, and reasons why are complicated.
Mike Miksche
12.2.17
LGBTQ

I Went to a Naked Halloween Party

Dick or treat.
Mike Miksche
10.31.17
LGBTQ

2017 Is the Year That HIV Stigma Is Finally Loosening

Studies have proven that having an undetectable viral load means you can't transmit HIV—and people are finally waking up.
Mike Miksche
10.6.17
Health

Meet the Man Helping Patients Bring Cheap HIV-Preventing Drugs to Canada

The Calgary nurse got the idea from ‘Dallas Buyers Club.’
Mike Miksche
9.19.17
Culture

My Family Always ‘Passed’ as White, Until We Didn’t

Each of my siblings’ names, skin, hair, and religious observances earned us different levels of privilege.
Mike Miksche
8.21.17
LGBTQ

Gay Porn Stars Don't Party Like You Think They Do

Tagging along with one of the hardest working guys in the industry at the Oscars of porn disproved everything I thought I knew about the adult entertainment lifestyle.
Mike Miksche
6.1.17
LGBTQ

Celebrating Leather, Rugged Men, and Fisting in Tokyo

Folsom Black isn't as big as the party that inspired it, but that intimacy proved to be a very, very good thing.
Mike Miksche
3.29.17
LGBTQ

Why Nobody's Funding the HIV-Prevention Strategy Ten Times More Effective than PrEP

TasP—or Treatment as Prevention—aims to promote awareness that it's incredibly difficult to get HIV from someone who's undetectable. But that idea is proving a hard pill to swallow
Mike Miksche
1.20.17