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The Guide to Getting Into Pet Shop Boys
One part fist-pumping synth-pop, another part celestial balladry – here's everything you need to know about Britain's most enduring duo.
The New Queer
How Sex Became a Four-Letter Word
In the 70s, Americans celebrated promiscuity. Today, it terrifies us – and we may never unlearn that fear.
The Chief Historian of the AIDS Crisis Explains How to Survive a Trump Administration
David France, author of <i>How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS</i>, recounts lessons from the crisis and tells us how to prepare for Trump.
Why the Ashes of AIDS Victims on the White House Lawn Matter
Twenty years ago, in response to government officials' failure to adequately respond to AIDS, ACT UP brought the bodies their inaction murdered to a place they couldn't be ignored—their front lawn.
Powerful Paintings Depict the Trauma of the AIDS Crisis
“On top of everything, the newsman told us AIDS came from Africa... From a green monkey... Why everything got to come from Africa?”
Films for Outsiders: An Interview with Gregg Araki
We talked to cult director about new queer cinema, post-punk and crushing on Eva Green.