Why I Ride: Dan Burke

I originally signed up for my first AIDS Ride back in 2000 from Amsterdam to Paris. At the time, I wanted to do the ride for the challenge and to see the European countryside, all while supporting a good cause. Although circumstances prevented me from fulfilling my goal, my desire to see it through has never wavered.


Instinct Celebrates Drag Queen Bingo's 15th Anniversary—Benefitting ALC!

Instinct Magazine is proud to help kick-off Legendary Bingo's 15th anniversary extravaganza with a extra-special TUESDAY night of bingo—benefitting AIDS/LifeCyce!

April 9!
7 p.m. at Hamburger Mary's, WeHo

This extra-special bingo blowout will feature special guest call ballers including Ana Gasteyer, Chris Parnell and Carly Chaikin from ABC's Suburgatory, Kevin Alejandro and Bonnie Somerville from CBS' Golden Boy, So You Think You Can


Why I Ride: Eldin Jasarevic

I was 19 when my best friend called to tell me he was HIV positive. I had no idea what to say and fell back on platitudes. I told him that living HIV was no longer a death sentence. I told him about recently watching the documentary Silverlake Life: The View From Here. I told him that I could hardly imagine what he must be feeling at this moment....

Bike Shorts Are A Cruel Joke

Guys with buns of steel or quads for days might not think so (isn’t that right, Katz?), but I’m not one of those lucky men. I suppose some people must look good in them, right? They were invented for function over style, of course, but I still feel a little foolish and self-conscious pulling them on every...