Health & Fitness

Memoir: Living And Loving In The Age Of AIDS

Memoir: Living And Loving In The Age Of AIDS

LIVING AND LOVING IN THE AGE OF AIDS A Memoir – Derek Frost This memoir is an important and inspirational addition to the gay literary canon, due to be published on 13th April, and endorsed by Matthew Parris below. It’s a rare record which is already exciting interest amongst the LGBTQ community, and beyond. With […]

US: GSK (ViiV) – HIV monthly injection approved by FDA

US: GSK (ViiV) – HIV monthly injection approved by FDA

(Reuters) – The US Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved a long-acting HIV injection from British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline’s HIV treatment division, ViiV Healthcare. “This is the first FDA-approved injectable, complete regimen for HIV-infected adults that is administered once a month,” the FDA said in a statement. ViiV, in which Pfizer Inc and Shionogi & […]

UK regulator slams Tavistock for waiting times and records

UK regulator slams Tavistock for waiting times and records

England’s only youth gender identity clinic faced criticism on Wednesday from the country’s health regulator, which said patients “at risk of self-harm” were waiting too long to access specialist care. A report by the Care Quality Commission rated the clinic run by London’s Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust as “inadequate” – the worst of […]

US: Biden picks transgender Levine for key health role

US: Biden picks transgender Levine for key health role

(Reuters) – President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday named Dr. Rachel Levine to serve as assistant US health secretary, a historic first, as Levine would become the first openly transgender official to be confirmed by the Senate. The pick of Pennsylvania’s top health official for a critical role during the raging COVID-19 pandemic continues Biden’s pattern […]

Cork Gay Project: At Home Fitness With Aoife Cooke

Cork Gay Project: At Home Fitness With Aoife Cooke

Welcome to this 8 Week At Home Fitness Class for the LGBT+ Community with Aoife Cooke. This series was developed as a collaboration between the Gay Project, the Cork Hellhounds Rugby Club, Frontrunners Cork Running Club, Cork Rebels Football Club, and the Gay Ramblers Hillwalking Club. Whether your goal is to lose some lockdown pounds, […]

Cork: Gay Project – At Home Fitness With Aoife Cook

Cork: Gay Project – At Home Fitness With Aoife Cook

Welcome to this 8 Week ‘At Home Fitness Class’ for the LGBT+ Community, with Aoife Cooke. This series was developed as a collaboration between the Gay Project, the Cork Hellhounds Rugby Club, Frontrunners Cork Running Club, Cork Rebels Football Club, and the Gay Ramblers Hillwalking Club. Whether your goal is to lose some lockdown pounds, […]

CORK: UCC – Call for Research Participants

CORK: UCC – Call for Research Participants

Call For Research Participants UCC are currently seeking participants aged 18 and over to take part in a study examining the impact of Covid-19 on access to HIV services in Ireland. If you would like to participate, or would like further information, you can email here [via Cork Gay Project]

10 top LGBT+ stories in 2020

10 top LGBT+ stories in 2020

Coronavirus dominated news around the world in 2020, creating particular challenges for the LGBT+ community in terms of mental health, access to HIV medication, and scapegoating by religious groups seeking to apportion blame for the virus. The year provided the backdrop for both victories and setbacks for LGBT+ people, with the lifting of gay sex […]

Safety of COVID-19 vaccines for people with HIV

Safety of COVID-19 vaccines for people with HIV

As the first COVID-19 vaccines are rolled out around the world, HIV/AIDS experts and advocates have sought to reassure those living with HIV that they can safely get the coronavirus vaccination. Some countries have recommended that HIV-positive people should be given priority for vaccination against COVID-19, once the most at-risk groups – the elderly and […]

UK: Trans clinic appeals puberty blockers judgment

UK: Trans clinic appeals puberty blockers judgment

England’s only youth gender clinic said on Tuesday it had sought leave to appeal a court ruling that has stopped its doctors from being able to prescribe puberty-blocking drugs to under-16s, without a judge’s approval. The Tavistock clinic had been expected to challenge the December 1 High Court ruling, which said under-16s were unlikely to […]