Checking in with the HIV-positive leader and the trans actress who portrayed her on screen, making prime time history.

March 23 2017 7:00 AM

He mesmerized us as Omar on The Wire, charmed us as Chalky on Boardwalk Empire, and still has us coming back for more as half of the titular Hap and Leonard. So expertly crafting another gay character on TV (real-life, HIV-positive veteran Ken Jones on When We Rise) was smooth sailing for the actor and activist. But the reasons why he took this role was way more personal than many realize.

March 20 2017 5:00 AM

The President of Adler University, Dr. Raymond E. Crossman, publicly disclosed his status in response to Trump's hateful rhetoric. 

March 15 2017 5:00 AM

This lesbian biology teacher schooled the transphobes behind an ill-conceived meme.

March 10 2017 4:00 PM

"Pedro Zamora would have been 45 years old today. We should try to remember all he DID and not just his loss." Judd Winick

March 01 2017 5:14 PM