Perspective

PERSPECTIVE: Inside My Love

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By Cory, LINX Collaborator  It’s funny how the first person I thought about wasn’t you, but, indeed, my mother, when the nurse confirmed it. Quite naturally, the feeling of devastation followed, immediately, by a feeling of murderous rage, when she gave me the diagnosis followed by her words of comfort, “You can still have children”. […]

Services

Showers on Wheels and More

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There are more and more places to find safe hygiene options and showers in Los Angeles, including…. The Saban Community Clinic’s Hollywood-Wilshire location provides free access to showers on a walk-in basis; individuals are provided socks, underwear, and toiletries. Lava Mae (Showers on Wheels) is another great option for getting a shower in L.A. – […]

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Scholarships for HIV+ and LGBTQ Students

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Are you a student looking for financial support? Below are scholarships you can apply to: The eQuality Scholarship Collaborative awards scholarships honor and encourage California students for their service to the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender community. $6000 scholarships that may be used for post-secondary education at accredited institutions – colleges, universities, and trade schools. Read more here: https://www.equalityscholarship.org/. STDCheck.com sponsors scholarships […]

Fun

Shop Spotlight: Get Thrifty

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Have you ever been to the thrift store, Out of the Closet? This chain of stores combines cheap shopping, miscellaneous trinkets and cool antiques with HIV positivity and free and easy testing. 96 cents of every dollar goes to HIV/AIDS services provided by AIDS Healthcare Foundation. Visit one of their locations to shop for vintage […]

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Community Spotlight: W.O.R.D. Event

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LINX and AMAAD hosted an event in 2019 called W.O.R.D.: Writing Our Reality Down. Shout out to all the performers, check out the photos on the LINX Twitter and the video below! Follow LINX on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for updates. 

Relationships

Kink for Kings

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By Paulette, LINX Staff  Kink is on the come-up and we’re here for it! Even though it gets a bad wrap, and it’s not for everyone, we’re here to share how it can be a powerful experience for everybody involved. Here are a few pros of kinks. Trust. Kinks require a foundation of trust and respect […]

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When the Rainbow is Not Enough (2019 Census)

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Black Futures Lab, run by Alicia Garza (one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter), did a census of Black LGBTQ+ Americans in 2019 to ask about their lives, housing opportunities, and economic standing. Read what they found here.  ““Too often, Black LGBTQ+ people are perceived as distinct and separate from the larger Black community […]

Relationships

Navigating Multiple Partners

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By Rae, LINX Staff  Monogamy isn’t for everyone, but it’s all that we are taught by mainstream society. Whether you’re polyamorous, playing the field, or just casually dating around, your needs and desires are valid! There’s no manual on how to navigate multiple partners (just kidding, there is!) but we can offer up some general […]