Health News

Long Standing Gay Podcaster in Health Issue

Messages of support are pouring in for long standing gay podcaster Fausto Fernos, from the ever popular Feast of Fun Gay Podcast, based in Chicago.  Mr Fernos has had a recurrence of a skin cancer, called basal cell carcinoma.  With no NHS to support people in the US, Fausto and his co-host Marc are crowdfunding to help pay for radiotherapy.  Feast of Fun has been online since the early days of the internet and publishes around two new hour long episodes every week.  The crew at "ShoutOut" add our voices to the messages of support for Faust

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Fundraising in France for an HV free future

In European News, a coalition of French media, including the legendary LGBTQIA+ station Radio FG, mobilised for SIDACTION 2023, the weekend before last.  SIDACTION is a fundraiser for HIV treatment and research.  The organisers said “Forty years after the discovery of the AIDS virus, Sidaction 20

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Liverpool Council Considers LGBTQ+ Health

Liverpool Live local Radio reports that Liverpool City Council is working with local charity Sahir House and a range of partners to undertake a health needs assessment with LGBTQ+ communities to better understand their experiences and the health inequalities they face.

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Gay Psychologist Hero Charles Silverstein

Tributes have been pouring in for Doctor Charles Silverstein, who has passed on to the realm of our LGBTQIA+ ancestors after an eventful and long life of eighty seven years. Born in Brooklyn in 1935, Doctor Silverstein was a psychologist and therapist who pioneered work with LGBTQIA+ people.

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THT Charity Welcomes new Chief Executive

The Terrence Higgins Trust, which is rooted in the LGBT+ response to the AIDS crisis of the eighties, has announced a new Chief Executive. Richard Angell takes over from Ian Green OBE from March.

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UK based LGBTQIA internet radio station Queerly reports via US portal Them that Johnson and Johnson have concluded tests of a vaccine for HIV, which has sadly not given the protection that many had


GScene Magazine, the LGBTQIA mag based in Brighton, reports some good news coming from Westminster.


It’s ‘dry January’, an initiative designed to help people cut back on alcohol consumption.


Jude Thorpe was profiled by the Independent Newspaper as a dementia hero as she spoke about living well with early onset of Alzhemiers, a condition which affects around seventy thousand people in t


Brigstowe Project, which provides the bulk of HIV services in Bristol, have issued their Christmas season newsletter.

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