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US Gov To Make PrEP Free Through Insurance

The U.S. government is making a strong push in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

An Out Politician Recounts How He Saved His Gay Neighbor’s Life By Donating His Kidney

Brian Sims didn't share that he donated his kidney at first to avoid seeming like it was done for political points. Now his heartwarming story is bringing attention to a live-saving issue.

US Approves Breakthrough HIV Test That Can Help People Start Treatment Straight Away

It’s the first test to not only diagnose HIV but also measure viral load, allowing doctors to start treatment even faster. The US has cleared a new HIV test that can not only find out if someone is positive but also measure their viral load. The viral load – the…

How to Survive a Pandemic – By a Gay Man Who’s Lived Through One Before

From the number of complaints I’m hearing of pandemic fatigue and the widespread resistance to simple precautionary measures such as wearing a mask at the grocery store, it’s clear to me that many people don’t fully appreciate what the gay community has been dealing with for the past 40 years…

What’s a Gym Gay™️ Without the Gym? A Meditation.

A famous philosopher—or Instagay—once said, “I lift therefore I am.” But is there a point of existence without a steam room? I knew it would happen. It was inevitable. Restaurants, bars, and any and all social gathering hot spots were closing left and right, and it was only a matter…

Campaigners Urge: Let Gay and Bi Men Give Blood as Supplies Face Coronavirus Threat

Campaigners in the USA and Canada are urging officials to let gay and bisexual men give blood as supplies face a coronavirus threat. Blood supplies are running low because people are not coming forward to donate due to the need to socially distance during the COVID-19 pandemic. Doctors say you…

Let’s Talk Queer Self-Care in a Pandemic

“You know, maybe a little bit of extra ice cream at a time like this isn’t so harmful.” Take a deep breath, honor those scared feelings, and get yourself that bowl of ice cream. If you’re feeling anxious right now, you’re not alone, says David Todisco, director of Behavioral Health…

Europe’s First Newly-Qualified Pilot Living With HIV on Removing Stigma Surrounding The Virus

James Bushe made history after he became the first newly-qualified pilot in Europe living with HIV. James, who was diagnosed with HIV nearly six years ago, previously remained anonymous and used a pseudonym on Twitter to write about his struggles to become a pilot after rules prevented him from training as he couldn’t get…

This Couple Wants Us To Keep Talking About HIV/AIDS

When Guy Vandenberg’s partner was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS, both of their lives were forever changed. Guy Vandenberg had been working as a nurse for a few years at San Francisco General Hospital’s famous ward colloquially known as “5B,” the first AIDS ward unit in the country, when he discovered his partner,…

Instagram Rejected an Ad For HIV Meds Because The Topic is ‘Too Political’

They’re owned by Facebook, the social media giant who allows politicians to lie in political ads. But telling gay and bi men about PrEP is too far? Instagram is banning ads for PrEP directed at gay and bi men for being too political. The site is owned by Facebook, which…

Queer Eye’s Karamo Brown on Clinical Depression: “It Kept Getting Darker Each Day”

Queer Eye star Karamo Brown has opened up about his struggles with clinical depression, and how he wants to fight back against societal mental health stigmas. In a special interview with CBS This Morning, Brown disclosed how he fought depression for years, even to the point he became a drug addict and considered suicide. “For…

Kissing Is A Risk Factor For Gonorrhea?

Are gay and bisexual men contracting gonorrhea through kissing? A new study published in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections found that men who have sex with other men, or MSM, are getting STIs through kissing at alarming rates. The study was focused on survey information from 3,677 men around the age of…

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