THE BREATHE OF THE GAY COMMUNITY…

We can connect ourselves with a basic force of our community by focusing on the essential element of our life force. We inhale the life-giving force, feeling it fill us, and then releasing it into the world to let the breath of the community mingle with the breath of the world. We can evoke sounds…

BOTSWANA AGREES TO RECOGNIZE TRANSGENDER MAN IN LANDMARK CASE

Botswana has agreed to recognise a transgender man’s identity after a historic court ruling earlier this year, the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) confirmed on Tuesday. The registrar of the southern African nation said it will supply the man – identified only as ND due to a court order – with a new official identity document declaring…

¿HOW WOULD YOU FIND OUT IF HE’S SINGLE?

Picture this scenario: you’re at a party, you meet a handsome guy, and you spend the entire evening talking to each other. You’re really hitting it off. You both like that one team and you both agree that wasabi peas are the perfect party snack. You want to marry him tomorrow. There’s just one tiny…

TRINIDAD TRANS WOMAN SHOT & DUMPED IN RUBBISH IN MURDER SPREE

A well loved Trinidad and Tobago HIV activist at the center of the community has been killed in the Port of Spain in Trinidad. 28-year-old Sasha* Alister Patterson ‘was gunned down’ in a cruel attack at the Nelson Mandela Park in St Clair on Tuesday night, according to Newsday. The Western Division police subsequently arrested two…

HOW TO CURE BED DEATH & KEEP PASSION BURNING…

I don’t think gay men are the only ones who suffer from “bed death.” But gay men sure do have a reputation for spreading their love around after a few years with a partner. Does your relationship have to end up in bed death? No! Not if you don’t want it to. But like most…

TV PRODUCER SAY ‘F**K YOU’ TO HOMOPHOBIC FANS AFTER GAY KISS

TV producer Jeremy Slater has absolutely no time for homophobic fans. Slater is an executive producer on the Fox series The Exorcist, a sequel to the 1973 film. In a recent episode, excommunicated priest Marcus Keane (Ben Daniels) travels to an island to investigate the paranormal. There, he shares a kiss with a friendly local…

GAY MEN, GRINDR & HIV…

 “You’re vile.” “What the f*ck’s wrong with you? Why are you on here with your disease?” “You should be ashamed, you’re a walking disease.” These are just a few of the things HIV-positive gay men have reported hearing from other gay men on Grindr. Do you think HIV-positive men should be Grindr looking for connections?…

¿REMEMBER WHEN WORLD AIDS DAY USE TO BE IMPORTANT?

 Do you remember December 1st as a day when people gathered in terror and grief with candles and tears listening to words that couldn’t begin to touch the pain and anger and sadness? Do you remember when it was a time for all kinds of people to gather together, people that probably wouldn’t be in…

TRANS PEOPLE HAVE BEEN ‘NEGLECTED’ WHEN IT COME TO HIV PREVENTION

A new study has revealed that trans and gender diverse (TGD) communities were ‘neglected’ when it comes to HIV prevention. The Australian study released on World AIDS Day also showed that trans women ‘bear an extraordinarily heavy burden of HIV’. The study also found that more research needed to be done to HIV’s prevalence among trans men who have…