Health News

Passing the Start of AIDS

We have this week passed the fortieth anniversary of the publication of the first mainstream press coverage of the medical phenomenon that would eventually come to be known as AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome). On 3rd July 1981, the New York Times published its three column piece, Rare Cancer Seen in 41 Homosexuals. This narrative is considered by most historians to mark the formal start of the AIDS Crisis, although neither AIDS or the virus HIV yet had their nomenclature.

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It was 40 Years Ago - AIDS Anniversary Passes

We have this week passed the fortieth anniversary of the publication of the first mainstream press coverage of the medical phenomenon that would eventually come to be known as AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome).

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War of Words over NHS Foundation Trust

The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, which operates the only gender identity clinic for young people has been drawn into a vicious war of words that once again threatens to damage the wider LGBTQ Movement.

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Autistic Pride Day Receives National Note

18th June was Autistic Pride Day. Modelled on the twin movements of Disability Direct Action and Gay Pride, Autistic Pride says that its aims are to demonstrate that “we are proud of being autistic and that we are not diseased or defective or in need of a cure.

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Conservatives Believe Untruths - Study

A new scientific study, from King's College London, is reported on this week by gay newswire Pink News.

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16
May

Channel 4 Television’s lunchtime magazine programme Steph’s Packed Lunch   on Thursday investigated the campaign for a prohibition on anti-gay conversion therapies

02
May

“Your Amazing Mind” is a series of podcasts, produced in Bristol, dealing each episode with a specific area of mental health and mental wellbeing.

17
Apr

In America, new COVID19 guidelines, published by the government via the New York Times, suggest that kissing may be okay – if both parties have had their full vaccines.

12
Apr

The National Health Service's gender clinic for young people has been criticised in a report published by BBC News, which at some length investigates long term issues with the service.

11
Apr

Many LGBTQ people are drawn to the caring professions.  This is as true in the United States as it is here in the United Kingdom, and a large number of gay men, lesbian women, trans people and gend

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