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LGBTIQ Health Experts Slam Proposed Government Ban On Poppers

Experts from the Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO) and the National LGBTI Health Alliance have slammed the Therapeutic Goods Administration’s proposal to ban poppers by placing them in the same category as heroin in Australia. Poppers are an inhalant used recreationally by some in the gay community, giving users a brief head rush while …

Man who says oral sex incident sent him to the emergency room hospital with a punctured airway

Man Shares Wild Story Of Oral Sex That He Says Put Him In The ER

Warning: graphic content A gay man from the US has gone viral on Twitter after claiming a hookup’s 10-inch penis ruptured his airway and put him in the hospital. The 19-year-old, named Fredy, said that the incident happened in January during a Grindr hookup with a neighbour. At the time he snapped a selfie from …

Historical public domain photo of Alan Turing, world war ii codebreaker

UK Government Confirms Only 174 Pardons Issued Under Turing’s Law

Only 174 pardons for historical gay sex convictions have been issued in England and Wales since “Turing’s Law” was passed last year. The law, which followed a posthumous pardon issued to wartime codebreaker Alan Turing (pictured) in 2013, allows the thousands of men who were convicted of historical gay sex offences to apply for a …


Lesbians Report Better Sex Lives Than Straight Women, Studies Show

Women who sleep with women repeatedly report higher levels of satisfaction with their sex lives than women who have sex with men, according to several studies. A Public Health England survey of more than 7,000 women last month found that half of respondents aged between 25 and 34 did not enjoy their sex life. But …

Courtney Act shares important personal safe sex message

In December last year, Aussie drag star Courtney Act openly told her Facebook followers she’d had unprotected sex with somebody who she later discovered was HIV positive. She admitted it was not a smart thing to do and has since started taking PrEP. At the time, Courtney posted: “Last week I had unprotected sex with …

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