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HIV Prevention Video For Guys Who Hate Condoms

The PrEP Project is safer sex-ed for the 21st century, taking the fear out of the HIV epidemic with fun and outrageous frankness. We address what guys really do in bed, free from judgement, stigma, and shame. With Mr. Leather LA as your guide, learn about PrEP, undetectable status, STIs and more! Please read our […]

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HELP! MY THERAPISTS ALL GO CRAZY! | Video

I have started looking for a new therapist and it’s brought up a lot of memories and experiences from the past. I can now look back and laugh, but I can you that I wasn’t laughing then. Comment below your therapist experiences; the good, the bad, and the ugly. I wanted to share my experience […]

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Gay Men’s Health Crisis to Open New Mental Health Clinic in New York

  ‘Now, more than ever, HIV is a significant mental health issue’ Gay Star News reports — Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC) is putting the final touches to its new mental health clinic in New York City. The Carl Jacobs Mental Health Clinic will be launched with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday. It’s located at […]

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People with HIV, LGBTs, Black & Latino People Would Disproportionately Lose Health Insurance Under Affordable Health Care Act

BOSTON, May 26, 2017—On May 24, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projected that the amended American Health Care Act (AHCA), which narrowly passed the U.S. House on May 4, would result in 23 million Americans losing their health insurance by 2026 as compared with what would be expected under continued implementation of the 2010 Patient […]

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Daddyhunt Partners with HIV/STD Prevention Org for PSAs on PrEP, Condoms and Safe Sex

NEW YORK — The most recent season of Daddyhunt: The Serial took on the issue of PrEP. Now, the cast is back in a series of PSAs to promote HIV and STD prevention in the gay community. The series is a partnership between Daddyhunt and Building Health Online Communities (BHOC), a public-private partnership between dating sites […]

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Prince Harry, Prince William, & Princess Catherine Speak Out About Mental Health Awareness #oktosay | Video

The Heads Together campaign is spearheaded by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry to end the stigma around mental health. This film captures a conversation between Their Royal Highnesses that occurred at Kensington Palace on the afternoon of Wednesday 19th April as they looked ahead to this weekend’s Virgin Money London Marathon […]

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“F*ck W/Out Fear” is the Message of New Los Angeles LGBT Center Campaign

Campaign website features unique risk assessment tool to help gay/bisexual men determine how strong a candidate they are for PrEP F*ck w/out Fear is the message of a new campaign by the Los Angeles LGBT Center, officially launching on Sunday, January 8, to raise awareness for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as a safe and effective tool […]

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Documentary “Gen Silent” Explores Discrimination Faced by LGBT Seniors

Above photo: Lawrence Johnson, right, cares for his 86-year-old partner Alexandre Rheaume, who has Parkinson’s. In “Gen Silent,” Johnson struggles to find a nursing home for Rheaume where the couple can feel safe and comfortable about their relationship.  Coast Weekend reports — ASTORIA — What would you do if you were old, disabled or ill […]

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President Obama on World AIDS Day 2016 | Video

Wow, now this is what a good man looks and sounds like. We must remember, even though we have a smart, caring, responsible man leaving the Presidential Office and getting replaced by an ignorant, hateful moron, that the work to end AIDS must go on. Leadership. Commitment. Impact. December 1 is World AIDS Day, a day […]

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Prince Harry Visits London Charity in HIV Awareness Campaign

Prince Harry is continuing his mother’s work in HIV education. New York Daily News reports – The prince spent Tuesday at a London sexual health charity called NAZ, which aims to help minorities “accept their diagnosis and live life to the fullest.” “I don’t want to be here in 10 years talking to you guys […]

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At-Home STD Testing Service Launches #STDsHappen Initiative

  STD stigma and a lack of high quality sexual education has far-reaching consequences. Misinformation about safe sex practices and STD-shaming has spurred an epidemic of sexually transmitted infections in the U.S. After years of decline, STD rates have skyrocketed in the last two years. To start a real and honest conversation about STDs, GetTested.com […]

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Men Improve Your Masturbation Game | Video

  Sure why not, it’s always important to learn new things and up your game. I was expecting to learn something from this Buzz Feed Video,  but as it turns out I must be a pro because this was nothing new to me, but… we are all at different levels of masturbation skills. Improve your masturbation […]

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Over Half of Young Men Don’t Talk About their Mental Health

<Above illustration by Elizabeth Henson> A new study has shown that male teenagers are more likely to ‘put a brave face on’, rather than opening up about their problems with anxiety, stress and depression A new study has shown that 54 per cent of young men who are experiencing mental health problems keep things to […]

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LA | The Hammer and the Williams InstitutePresent BLOOD EQUALITY Tuesday, November 22, 2016 – Free Admission

  Los Angeles—The Hammer Museum and the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law are pleased to present BLOOD EQUALITY, a panel conversation organized by artist Jordan Eagles to address the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s discriminatory policy on blood donation from gay and bisexual men, featuring notable experts and advocates for this […]

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Brewers Pedal for Prostate Cancer Awareness | Austin, Texas

  —1400 Miles Hosts Big Bicycle Ride to Raise Funds and Probe Conversation on Prostate Health—   Austin, Texas (August 11, 2016)—Bikes and beer unite! This September, a group of brewers and beer enthusiasts will cycle 1,400 miles spanning cities and states across the country to raise awareness and probe the conversation about prostate health—just […]

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Meningococcal Death & Outbreak in California, Gay and Bi Men Urged to Get Vaccinated

Outbreak Identified in Southern California, Vaccines Urged for At-Risk Adult Gay and Bisexual Men, and all People with HIV The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued a health advisory related to an outbreak of invasive meningococcal disease, after one man died and eight others got infected in Southern California. The Los Angeles County […]

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“Anorexia: A Boy in a Girl’s World” | BBC Newsbeat

  “It started out with healthy eating…” “Charles is 17. He has been battling anorexia for two years. It’s an illness many people think of as only affecting females. Newsbeat has been given exclusive access to the specialist treatment unit in London when Charles has been receiving help. Our camera’s also follow him as he […]

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HIV & AIDS: Why Aren’t We Talking? Re-Start the Conversation|Neil Patrick Harris, Daniel Franzese, Nathan Lane, & Tituss Burgess in New PSA for GLAAD

Just like Daniel Franzese wrote on his Instagram Page, “It’s time to re-start the conversation on #HIV and #AIDS.” Check out the new PSA for GLAAD featuring Neil Patrick Harris, Daniel Franzese, Nathan Lane, & Tituss Burgess.   For more information about GLAAD’s work, please visit http://www.glaad.org, Facebook, and Twitter.   WATCH: It's time to re-start the conversation on #HIV and #AIDS. […]

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Hakuna Truvada, It’s Our HIV Prevention Key Public Service Announcement | Video

The City of West Hollywood partners with American Idol alum, Todrick Hall, and his team to promote Truvada as a tool for HIV prevention. Singing to the well-known tune of ‘Hakuna Matata’ from Disney movie, The Lion King, Todrick is joined by fellow YouTube star, Kory DeSoto, and former Mean Girls actor, Daniel Franzese. ‘It means less worries, for the rest of […]

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First Sexual Transmission Case of Zika Virus Seen Between Gay Men

  The CDC have reported: Men can contract Zika through unprotected sex with other men who are infected with the virus, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday, a finding that adds to experts’ understanding of how Zika can be transmitted. The CDC said a case of sexual transmission that occurred in Dallas in January — and was reported in the […]

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How to Look After Your Penis & Balls | Men’s Health, Get Into It

  File this under.. good to know. I find it funny how uncomfortable and embarrassed men are to talk about health and especially sexual health. We all have cocks whether they’re small, huge, long, stumpy or torpedo shaped, we all need to look after and respect our little guy. I found this informative post on […]

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Getting to Know Chlamydia a Little Better | video

Even if this information is nothing new, Gay Star News‘ video below it’s a great reminder and refresher According to the NHS, under 25s account for 65% of the UK’s chlamydia infections which means that young people are at high risk of contracting the infection. With the help of GMFA and 56 Dean Street, Gay Star […]