Health & Fitness

Singapore: LGBT+ people ‘more fearful’ after HIV data leak

Singapore: LGBT+ people ‘more fearful’ after HIV data leak

A major leak of the confidential data of 14,200 people with HIV in Singapore could hamper a fight against new infections among LGBT+ people in the city-state, campaigners said on Tuesday. The health ministry said on Monday that an American, who lived in the country previously, disclosed online the details of 5,400 Singaporeans, and 8,800 […]

UK to double participation in trial of HIV prevention pill

UK to double participation in trial of HIV prevention pill

Health authorities in England said on Friday last that they support a plan to double to 26,000 the number of participants in an HIV prevention pill trial, ahead of a potential national roll-out. Demand for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) – a once-daily pill that is highly protective against HIV – has exceeded expectations, said National Health […]

The Rainbow Project NI: Run Rampage for Rainbow!

The Rainbow Project NI: Run Rampage for Rainbow!

The Rainbow Project in Northern Ireland are asking you to sign up to Run Rampage for Rainbow, and they will pay your registration fee* – to show your commitment just pay a small £10 fee, for this fee you will be provided with a branded vest or shirt, and other rainbow goodies for your run. […]

UK: Government accused of ‘mishandling’ trans healthcare

UK: Government accused of ‘mishandling’ trans healthcare

Transgender people in Britain called for more equal access to public healthcare on Thursday, saying they faced long waits for help in transitioning, after a senior politician said the government had “mishandled” trans issues. Some reported waiting up to two years for an appointment at a specialist gender identity clinic, while others said they were […]

LGBT+ patients prefer to report orientation in writing

LGBT+ patients prefer to report orientation in writing

(Reuters Health) – LGBT patients treated in the emergency room (ER) are more comfortable reporting their sexual orientation on a medical form, rather than in a discussion with a health care provider, a new study shows. Patients in the study were two and a half times more likely to say they were comfortable reporting their […]

Out Now! Nov/Dec 2018 Issue of EILE Magazine – FREE!

Out Now! Nov/Dec 2018 Issue of EILE Magazine – FREE!

Welcome to the November/December 2018 issue of EILE Magazine This jam-packed edition sees an eclectic mix of musical artistes – Daithí from Ireland, Sam Callahan from England, and Corina Seas, David Ayscue, and Jake Fields  from the US. Scott De Buitléir writes telling us that the Irish government is planning to join the ERC, an intergovernmental […]

UK: Cafe provides a lifeline for LGBT+ dementia sufferers

UK: Cafe provides a lifeline for LGBT+ dementia sufferers

Imagine living through the gay rights revolution that has transformed the lives of LGBT+ people in many parts of the world – and then, in old age, forgetting it. That is one of the many challenges facing gay people with dementia, who can find themselves plunged into a more hostile past, or be left struggling […]