Health News

Half of Poz People Experience Discrimination

The communist daily paper The Morning Star, reports that one half of people living with HIV have experienced discrimination because of their status, which is the chief finding of a survey by the country's oldest HIV charity, the Terrence Higgins Trust. THT's Chief Executive Ian Green told the leftist paper, which has backed gay rights since 1976, that the fact that fifty nine per cent of positive people felt uncomfortable disclosing their status in the workplace, was “deeply saddening”.

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Poz People Urged to Get Flu Jabbed for Winter

The free newspaper for the older generation, Mature Times, based in the West but with national reach, has urged all eligible people, including those living with HIV, to take up the annual offer of a flu jab from the NHS.

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Documentary Planned to Expose "Conversion"

You may heard or read in the gay press that the breakout film of the summer has been The Miseducation of Cameron Post, which deals with the horrific phenomena of religious re-education camps, which attempt to turn gay people straight, or trans youth into cisgender people.

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New Impetus to End Male Circumcision

Male circumcision is an issue which divides some groups in the queer communities. For LGBT Muslim and Jewish organisations, the issue is one of religious freedom.

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20
May

Michael Martin, a member of the Irish Parliament and the leader of the Fianna Fail Party, has condemned what he described as “offensive and dishonest” campaigning by groups opposed to abortion law

20
May

Several HIV activists and bloggers have urged LGBTQ people and their allies to make a conscious effort to support the forthcoming demonstration and rally to mark the seventieth anniversary of the c

19
May

Doctor Christian, television star of Channel Four's Embarrassing Bodies programme, has given a detailed interview with the street sold magazine The Big Issue.

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