Ryan Leach

Ryan Leach is a frequent contributor to OutSmart magazine. Follow him on Medium at www.medium.com/@ryan_leach.
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Top 10 Things to Leave in 2016

Kiss Antonin Scalia, Pat McCrory, and Ron Hickman goodbye.

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The Value of Treatment as Prevention in The Fight to End HIV

In the arsenal of tools available to us to help prevent the spread of HIV, it is important we understand…

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Compassionate Care: It’s What Makes Dr. Swet Chaudhari an Ally to Everyone

Dr. Swet Chaudhari's unique medical practice in Pearland is one of the few that offers gender-reaffirming services to both adult…

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A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing: The Dangerous Rebranding of Discrimination in Texas

The Women’s Privacy Act is actually the 2.0 version of North Carolina’s House Bill 2—the controversial law that, among other…

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Gender Infinity: Fostering Safe Spaces for Transgender People and their Families

The core mission of Gender Infinity is to create gender-affirming spaces for transgender and gender-expansive people and their families, learners,…

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Arts & Entertainment

Let’s Get All-Star-ted with RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars

YAAAAAAAAS KWEEEEEN!

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I Am Transgender and on PrEP: Navigating HIV Prevention as a Trans Man

Lou Weaver decided it was time to get on PrEP, or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis.

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Donald Trump Is Not Your Friend. Neither Is Taylor Swift.

I fear some of my LGBTQ siblings may believe Donald Trump when he says he supports our community. I assure…

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Community News

Nervous Nelly: Being Openly Gay Takes Courage, Even in 2016

I was a little nervous about attending the parade, but I was determined to show my friends and neighbors that…

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Commentary: I Don’t Believe You, Dan Patrick

When someone walks like a homophobic, evangelical, nut-job duck, and they quack like a homophobic, evangelical, nut-job duck, then it’s…

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