A CONFESSION: LETTING MY GUARD DOWN: Shortly before my 28th birthday, I discovered that a friend of mine was HIV positive. He wasn’t a very close friend,
INNOVATIVE GAY MEDICAL PRACTICE LAUNCHED IN PRETORIA: Addressing the unique needs of gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM), a new professional,
LARGER MEN LAST LONGER IN BED DURING SEX: In surprising results from a new study, researchers have found that chubbier men tend to have more endurance in
DESIRE FOR INTIMACY MAY LEAD GAY MEN TO USE PrEP: A new study has found that intimacy is a powerful factor in the choices some gay and bisexual men 
CROSSING OVER (An anonymous writer’s reflection on drug culture): When I was in high school my poodle got tick bite fever and because we lived
WHO: HOMOSEXUALITY-RELATED ‘DISORDERS’ SHOULD BE DROPPED: A World Health Organisation (WHO) working group has called for the scrapping
NOVEL HOME-BASED STD TEST LAUNCHED: Many of us fear the embarrassment or possible rejection of discussing our sex lives with doctors and nurses. That often
OUT ADVISES GAY AND BI MEN ON USE OF PrEP: A local LGBT health group says not all gay and bisexual men should necessarily use HIV prevention medication,
LET’S TALK ABOUT SEX BABY, LET’S TALK ABOUT HIV…: One of my favourite sitcom quotes comes from Will & Grace when Karen tries
WHO: GAY MEN SHOULD TAKE HIV PREVENTION MEDICATION: For the first time, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says that gay men and men who have sex with
HEALTH4MEN MAKES CONDOM ART IN CAPE TOWN: Taking the prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) to new heights, Health4Men, a project of the
HEALTH: COMING OUT OF THE DRUG CLOSET: Life in the closet can be suffocating, but there are many reasons that force people to remain secretive: prejudice,
STUDY: RELIGIOUS ‘HELP’ LINKED TO GAY SUICIDE: A US study has found that seeking help from religious or spiritual sources when coming
US ENDORSES HIV PREVENTION DRUGS IN GAY ADS: America’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched a controversial new HIV prevention
HEALTH: HAPPY AND GAY?: “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances,
HEALTH: THE CATFISH* ON MY COUCH: *Catfish [kat-fish] verb: Posting incorrect information online in order to create a falsely positive perception of yourself.
HEALTH: CHOOSE YOUR OPTIONS: It’s no longer just about condoms and lube! Thanks to medical advances, we, as gay and bisexual men or Men who have Sex with Men (MSM),
STUDY: CRYSTAL METH WORST DRUG FOR HIV: A study has highlighted the risks facing HIV positive gay and bi men who use the drug crystal meth (also known as “tik”
HEALTH: WARTS ‘N ALL: “Look, I’m not a perfect person. I have my warts. I sometimes say things that get me in trouble. I wear suits that are cheap. But I say
DUHH! SCIENTISTS SAY GAY COUPLES FEEL LOVE: A new American study, said to be the first of its kind but seemingly obvious in its results, has found that most