Health News

Queer Yoga Classes Start in Bristol

Yoga is a discipline drawn from Indian traditions and has been used for thousands of years to engage balance in spirit and body. In the nineteen sixties, some forms of Yoga began to become popular in the UK, on the back of the international hippie movement and today there are many people around the globe who have experienced the health benefits of the practice. In Bristol, local alternative newspaper B247 reports that “Shine Hypnotherapy” has organised a weekly hour long session of Yoga for LGBTQ people and allies.

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Beauty Comes in Many Forms - Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell, the black British model, has spoken to BBC2's “Newsnight” programme to endorse varied and diverse body shapes and types on the catwall.

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Ovarian Cancer Month Reaches Climax

Radio Jackie in south London says that we are in Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Eleven women die from the disease every day, while more than 25,000 women are living with it. Pauline Corrie from Surbiton is the face of the national Take Ovar campaign and has suffered from the disease.

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"No Difference" Between Brains - New Book

Gina Rippon, whose book, The Gendered Brain, is out now from Bodley Head Publishers, looks at several titles on gender and the brain for The Guardian newspaper.

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Josh Brings HIV Awareness to Brighton Airwave

The popular Brighton based regional gay magazine Gscene meets up with Josh Sharp, a club DJ who also presents the HIV Hour on the city's multi-ethnic community station Radio Reverb.

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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


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


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 cam


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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