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gay personal trainer gym coronavirus covid-19

A Canadian gym owner has penned a blunt open letter replying to requests from gay men to open his gym to them during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ryan Wolman (pictured), who runs Motus Training Studio in Toronto, took to Instagram to write the letter to “gay guys on hookup apps, the muscle bears on Facebook, the …

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Singapore’s High Court has dismissed legal challenges against an archaic law criminalising homosexuality, meaning gay sex remains a crime in the country. Prosecutions are rare, but the British colonial-era Section 377A defines consensual sex between men as “acts of gross indecency” punishable by up to two years in prison. The law doesn’t apply to women. …

Landon Spradlin covid-19 media beat-up

Virginia pastor Landon Spradlin died Wednesday from COVID-19 after previously sharing a meme describing the response to the pandemic as a media beat-up and ‘mass hysteria’. The meme seemed to echo of the words of Australian broadcaster Alan Jones who, at about the same time, described the response as ‘hysteria and alarmism’. Describing the response …

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A gay man’s wedding plans are on hold after his fiance admitted he is stuck in COVID-19 quarantine with a friend after sleeping with him. The furious groom-to-be, named Matt, moved from the UK to Brazil to live with fiance Octavio. Matt let rip to the Daily Mail about his partner’s affair. “He is a …

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The COVID-19 pandemic has left some rainbow families in a devastating limbo, a European advocacy group has warned. The lobby group Network of European LGBTIQ Families Associations (NELFA) advocates for rainbow families and their rights in European Union countries. The group warn global border closures and travel bans in response to COVID-19 have left some …

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A lesbian couple in New York City managed to marry in a last minute wedding after their celebrant officiated from his fourth floor apartment window. New Yorkers Reilly and Amanda were set to wed in October. However that was before the COVID-19 crisis brought cities worldwide to a standstill. “The reality of that happening in …

Witold Sadowy Poland

Witold Sadowy, a legend of Polish theatre as well as a movie actor and respected theatre critic and journalist recently came out as gay. He outed himself after turning 100 on 7 January this year. Witold Sadowy lost both his father and brother in the Warsaw Uprising of 1944 when the Polish Home Army unsuccessfully …

PrEP on NHS

After five long years of argument, the British government will finally allow anyone at risk of contracting HIV to access PrEP on the NHS (National Health Service). Previously only 20,000 at-risk persons could access the medication under a trial which began in 2017. Even before that trial began Scotland already introduced PrEP free of charge …

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Volunteers from the Wuhan Comrades Centre, a Chinese LGBT organisation, risk their own health to help others at the original epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak. They deliver life-saving HIV medication to patients unable to otherwise access it. A team of volunteers from the centre collect the medication from nearby Jinyintan Hospital. They then discreetly deliver …

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A study has revealed gay, bisexual, and questioning teens (LGBQ) are more likely to face abuse from their parents and partners than their straight counterparts. The U.S Centers for Disease Control (CDC) surveyed almost 29,000 teens aged between 14 and 18 during 2015-2017, U.S News reported. Researchers at JAMA Pediatrics have now looked at the …

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