Despite recent advances in rights of LGBT persons such as the milestone Obergefell v. Hodges decision in 2015 that ruled same-sex couples have the right to marry, there are still many roadblocks in the way of equality.Continue Reading

According to the 2017 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention STD Surveillance report, Louisiana stands as the state with the second-most cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea, and ranks first in primary, secondary and congenital syphilis cases. The CDC presented the Louisiana Department of Health with a $550,000 grant aimed at actions regarding congenital syphilis in Nov. 2017.Continue Reading

Most people focus on labeling video games from the outside as either sexist or not sexist, but I look deeper at how developers and writers use sex as story elements, character design and as gameplay mechanic.Continue Reading

While 38 percent of the U.S. population are able to donate blood, only about 10 percent choose to do so. Yet there is one group that is still unable to donate blood on a regular basis: males who have sex with males, also known as MSM.Continue Reading