New HIV variant shows urgent need for universal treatment: The discovery of a new fast-spreading HIV variant is highlighting the urgency of ensuring that everyone living with HIV is on treatment.
UK | Rise in extremely drug-resistant Shigella in gay and bi men: Health experts in the UK are advising gay and bi men to take precautions to minimise the risk of Shigella, a sexually transmitted infection.
Top or bottom: Does it define you?: Being top, bottom or versatile are unquestioned roles in gay sex life. But a recent Mamba poll shows that things are a little more complex.
Health | 8 ways to reboot your sexual health: We all get complacent when dealing with the demands of daily life. That's why a new year is a perfect time to reset your sexual health.
Breast cancer in men: Ignorance – the No 1 danger: Most men believe that breast cancer only impacts women, leading to many men who are affected being dangerously diagnosed at a later stage.
Injectable PrEP will revolutionise HIV prevention: The FDA's approval of long-acting PrEP injected every two months rather than a daily pill is a major breakthrough in preventing HIV infection.
Queer relationships: The importance of communication: Romantic relationships are often sabotaged by poor communication. Here are some tips to improve your communication skills.
Specialised HIV doctor services offered to MSM in Joburg: The Engage Men's Health clinic in Joburg now offers the services of a MSM-affirming internationally recognised specialist HIV doctor.
Condom ‘stealthing’ is now illegal in California: With reports that so-called condom stealthing is on the rise, California has become the first US state to make the practice a civil crime.
Shock for Pretoria LGBT+ community as OUT clinic closes: OUT's LGBT+ and MSM clinic in Pretoria will have to close down after 24 years of service; on the eve of Pride Month in Gauteng.
Anger over UCT Vice Chancellor’s “harmful” webinar on LGBTIQA+ community: UCT Vice-Chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng has been slammed for hosting a webinar described as "harmful and hurtful" to the LGBTIQA+ community.
The best natural alternatives to lube: Check out these natural alternatives, some of them right from your kitchen, to try the next time you unexpectedly find yourself without lube.
Alarm over high global rate of syphilis among MSM: The World Health Organization is concerned about the "unacceptably high" rate of syphilis among men who have sex with men around the world.
FDA warns of dangers of using poppers: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has urged consumers not to use poppers for recreational use or sexual enhancement.
Reducing substance use harm among gay, bi and MSM: OUT’s Engage Men’s Health launches 'Highs & Lows' campaign to better enable gay, bisexual and MSM to reduce the risk around substance use.
I’ve been wondering about chemsex lately…: For many in our community, sex and substance use are closely linked. In this article, anonymous opens up about his experience with chemsex.
How to prioritise your mental wellbeing during the pandemic: Our mental wellbeing has taken a knock during the pandemic. Here are some tips to incorporate into our daily lives to help keep our boats afloat amid the storm.
Here are 20 unusual euphemisms for masturbation: International Masturbation Day is celebrated on 28 May each year. Here are 20 euphemisms you've probably never heard before!
4 surprising health benefits of having (safe) sex: Sex is known to provide a number of health benefits and, in this article, Phumlani Kango looks at a few of them.
American psychologists reject gender identity conversion therapy: The American Psychological Association says that trans identities are normal variations in humans and trying to change these through conversion therapy is harmful.