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Gay men who take a daily does of Truvada as part of  a PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) treatment program are 86% less likely to contract HIV according to a new study released in the UK this month.   PrEP involves HIV negative people taking a daily tablet (Truvada) that contains drugs commonly used to treat HIV …

The Queensland Government will reintroduce state-sanctioned civil unions and ceremonies for gay couples. Newly sworn in Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath said Labor would honour its election pledge to reverse the amendments made by the previous government. In June 2012, the former Newman Government downgraded civil partnerships to the class of “registered relationships”, and took away the …

Whitsundays An Attractive Gay Welcoming Destination | Whitsundays

Gay and Lesbian Tourism Australia(GALTA) is working closely with tourism operators in the Whitsundays. Need a break? Then you need to look no further than the sunny climes and beautiful beaches of the Whitsundays. GALTA  members and directors travelled from all over Australia to attend its annual general meeting in Airlie Beach this month. While …

LGBT Taiwan

TAIPEI, Thousands of LGBT people have taken to the streets of Taiwan this month in the name of marriage equality. This was to pressure the government to deliver on its promise to deliver marriage equality whilst amidst a heated debate over the civil laws should recognise marriage equality The  LGBT protesters attached 112 padlocks to …

Stopping The Puberty Blues For Transgender Youth

A Dutch study published good news for transgender youth regarding puberty blockers Puberty blockers are drugs that suppress the release of sex hormones at the onset of puberty. This stops the irreversible physical changes with puberty. Facial hair, voice changes and bone structure in boys, and breasts in girls. The great thing about puberty blockers …

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