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Before AIDS, gay artist Rex drew hot men on the prowl — then he disappeared

This contemporary of Tom of Finland was as reclusive as he was sex-positive.

Scarlet fever: exploring our fascination with blood

A new art exhibit examines long-held fears of violence, illness, and even menstruation.

Starbucks unveils Black History Month cup collection

Artist Damon Brown's vibrant drinkware collaboration with Starbucks celebrates Black culture and raises funds for the community.

The height of AIDS as viewed through a young person’s eyes

A recent exhibit brought to life the memories of a gay artist who grew up amid tragedy.

Russell Tovey's Mission to Honor Artists of the AIDS Era

The out actor uses his art expertise to resurrect the work of lost creators.

Expressing Love for HIV-Positive Women on Valentine's Day

“Why not do something nice for the women most forgotten about?,” says artist Jessica Whitbred.

Ruggable Launches Keith Haring Collection of Rugs & Doormats

The new line of home decor allows you to enjoy the legendary HIV activist's iconic artwork everyday.

Victor Garber On Acting On Broadway As The AIDS Crisis Unfolded

 "He lived in my apartment and died in my apartment."

This Artist Explores 'Stupid Sex,' Queer History Through Music

Prince Johnny’s thought-provoking new album, Stupid Sex, revisits the joys and sorrows of the past through an introspective, millennial lens.

Out, Poz Singer Rob Racine Honors His Father and Brothers Through Song

Racine began writing "Brother" when he and his siblings were experiencing homelessness in Chicago. 

Celebrities Show Us Their (Cartoon) Penises

The new book Penile Papers by artist Dominic Myatt collects some of the best cartoon penises from icons of the fashion industry.

Take a Peek at Seattle's Expansive, Years-in-the-Making AIDS Memorial

Four pieces of artwork are spread throughout the city's LGBTQ+ neighborhood.

This Longterm Survivor Knows What It's Like to Live Through a Pandemic

In his new memoir, The Storm: One Voice from the AIDS Generation, Christopher Zyda recounts the terrifying early days of AIDS.

Pulitzer-Winning Poet Jericho Brown on Racism, HIV, and Finding Joy

For our new cover story, Plus talks with this acclaimed writer about surviving and thriving in 2020.

Supreme's New Leigh Bowery-Inspired Line Benefits HIV Cause

Proceeds from the streetwear brand's colorful new line inspired by the late NYC nightlife legend will go toward supporting artists living with HIV. 

Long-Term Survivor Mural On Its Way

The permanent San Francisco installation will honor those still standing after living through the original HIV/AIDS epidemic.

10 Homages to Lost Friends in Doug Meyer's Heroes: A Tribute

In 1981, conceptual artist and designer Doug Meyer lost a dear friend to a mysterious new disease we now know was AIDS. Over the next few years, Meyer went to 79 funerals.