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When it is an internal condom, of course! Is the term “female condom” outdated? While it can be difficult to advocate for changes at the higher level, we can do our bit and adopt the term “internal” over “female”. We can also advocate the use of internal condoms for all receptive partners, not just those …

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The Netherlands have become the latest country to relax their blood donation policy for gay and bisexual men. Previously all men who have ever has sex with another man were banned from ever donating blood in the Netherlands, with the policy now being changed to allow donation provided the donor hasn’t had sex with a …

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For many, “coming out” to family and friends is a stressful experience. And if doing once is hard enough, spare a thought for Tina Healy who has to come out to her mother every couple of weeks. Tina, 54, is a transgender woman and feared that revealing herself as female might be too stressful for …

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After the overwhelming community support seen at last year’s World AIDS Day candlelight vigil in New Farm Park – the first seen in Brisbane in seven years – the Queensland AIDS Council will again be holding another vigil again this year to remember friends and family members lost to HIV/AIDS on 1 December. The non-religious …

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When the Warwick Rowers decided to do a naked calendar for raise money for their club, they attracted a lot of interest from gay men – and they loved it! In fact they loved it so much the boys on the team have created and fund their own program called Sport Allies – an organisation …

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New York has been confirmed as the host city for World Pride in 2019, the year that marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots of June 1969 which saw a violent backlash against constant police harassment and raids of gay bars. The riots are often cited as the birthplace of the modern gay rights …

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Now that the weather is warming up, the race is on to get your beach bod ready and one of the best ways to tone up in summer is swimming, so why not check out Brisbane’s very own gay swimming group Aqualicious? Swimming workouts burn fat, trim inches and help you get stronger, fitter and …

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World AIDS Day (December 1st) is just around the corner and along with the traditional candle light vigil and memorial service, this year will see a brand event to help bring people together to mark this important day. For the first time, Brisbane will host a red ribbon fun run where participants will be able …

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Head down to the Imaginations nightclub in Spring Hill this weekend folks (Sat 17 Oct) and enjoy one Brisbane’s best love queer nights out, the CWC Cabaret. Held only a couple of times a year since 1989, CWC is an amazing cabaret spectacular where amateur drag meets celebrity showgirls, plus an array of entertainers who …

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An undercover documentary team has found that Chinese hospitals are still offering painful electroshock therapy and drug prescriptions that doctors claim will “cure” homosexuality. Despite being homosexuality being declassified as a mental illness in 1997 and legalised in 2001, the documentary makers found many doctors all to willing to charge people large amounts of money …

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