IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser.

Matt Lavietes

Matt Lavietes is a reporter for NBC Out. 

Matt Lavietes is a reporter for NBC Out. 

Latest from Matt Lavietes

7d ago

Louisiana man pleads guilty to kidnapping gay teen he met on Grindr in attempted murder scheme

A Louisiana man admitted to kidnapping a gay teenager he met on the LGBTQ dating app Grindr with the intention of murdering him and dismembering his body.
7d ago

NYC human rights officials are 'closely monitoring' allegations against the owner of a gay bar

NBC News previously reported that Michael J. Cohen was accused of unwanted sexual conduct and discrimination. Cohen’s attorney said he is not under investigation.
9d ago

Virgin Atlantic adopts gender-neutral uniform policy

Coupled with an ad campaign led by "RuPaul's Drag Race's" Michelle Visage, Virgin Atlantic announced that it's scrapping its policy on gendered uniforms.
10d ago

Students stage walkouts across Virginia over governor’s transgender school policies

Students across Virginia protested Tuesday in response to new guidelines putting restrictions on transgender students in the state’s public schools.

Students stage walkouts across Virginia over governor's transgender school policies

Students across Virginia protested Tuesday in response to new guidelines putting restrictions on transgender students in the state’s public schools.
42d ago

One of the most powerful men in NYC's gay nightlife scene faces over a decade of sexual misconduct allegations

Michael J. Cohen, who owns Motel 23 and has hosted some of Manhattan’s most exclusive gay parties, enticed young men with access to nightclubs and queer community, they say.

For pioneering AIDS activists, monkeypox outbreak evokes déjà vu

As cases of monkeypox surge around the globe, four pioneers of the AIDS activist movement watch in awe and with a sense of nostalgia.

Monkeypox is being driven overwhelmingly by sex between men, major study finds

Transmission was suspected to have occurred through sexual activity in 95% of those infected, according to a report in the New England Journal of Medicine.

GOP support for same-sex marriage bill reflects a shift among Republican voters

Forty-seven House Republicans voted to codify same-sex marriage into federal law, reflecting a majority of GOP voters who now support marriage equality.

Boston LGBTQ senior housing project vandalized with hate speech

A Boston affordable housing project for LGBTQ seniors was vandalized with homophobic and threatening graffiti Sunday.

Is the word 'women' being erased from the abortion rights movement?

The end of Roe v. Wade has catalyzed debate among some pro-choice Americans over whether gender-neutral language should be used in the abortion rights movement.