Tag Archive | Coronavirus lockdown

Coronavirus restrictions amplify health risks to LGBT+ people with HIV

Coronavirus restrictions amplify health risks to LGBT+ people with HIV

It started with headaches then came nausea and diarrhea. Within two weeks, gay Ugandan barber, Eric, had became so weak without his HIV medication he could not walk, and had to be hospitalised. “I was in the hospital for a week and four days. I nearly lost my life,” said Eric, 26, by phone from […]

Bogota restricts outings by (trans)gender during quarantine

Bogota restricts outings by (trans)gender during quarantine

(Reuters) – Colombia’s capital Bogota will restrict outings to buy supplies or carry out financial transactions by gender, beginning Monday next, the mayor’s office said in a decree on Wednesday last. The Andean country is in the midst of a more than month-long lockdown, meant to curb the spread of the coronavirus, that is to […]

Video: Drag Go Digital During Lockdown

Video: Drag Go Digital During Lockdown

As cities lock down, drag queens go digital! Entire cities are shutting down due to coronavirus, causing LGBT pubs, nightclubs and bars around the world to temporarily close their doors. In response, some performers like Jinkx Monsoon, Miz Cracker, Alaska and Honey Davenport, who are also stars of American reality series ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race Queens’, […]