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  • Petition to Remove AHF's Michael Weinstein for "Party Drug" remark about PrEP

    A former model for one of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)'s campaigns has set up an online petition demanding the resignation of Michael Weinstein, Chief Executive of AHF, after he described Truvada pre-exposure prophylaxis as a "party drug".

    16 April 2014 |
  • "Chemsex" in gay and bisexual men: what's going on?

    Reflections on a recent study of 'chemsex' in London gay men, from a writer on addiction and recovery.

    14 April 2014 | Recovery Review
  • LGBT drugs and sexual health services needed in London

    The strong association with high-risk sexual behaviour and sexual ill-health, including the transmission of HIV and hepatitis C, has highlighted the need for better links between sexual health and drug services. However, very few integrated services exist, and those that do are now only available to local residents due to recent changes in NHS commissioning.

    11 April 2014 | The Guardian
  • Uganda police accuse HIV/AIDS project of gay 'recruitment'

    Police in Uganda have accused a US-funded AIDS project that they raided last week of paying young men to become homosexuals, a report said Thursday.

    11 April 2014 | Yahoo News
  • Why Aren’t Gay Men On The Pill?

    If we can get a critical mass of gay men on either Truvada PrEP or retrovirals, we could soon reach a tipping point in which this virus could be wiped out in a generation.

    10 April 2014 | The Dish
  • Tanazanian MP plans to introduce tougher anti-gay Bill

    Ezekiel Wenje from the main opposition Chama cha Democrasia na Maendeleo party said homosexuality is on the rise in Tanzania because the existing legislation does not provide a sufficient deterrent.

    08 April 2014 | The East African
  • Briefing: Punitive aid cuts disrupts healthcare in Uganda

    Since the enactment of a draconian anti-homosexuality bill in Uganda just over a month ago, donors have been slashing or suspending aid to the country in protest. Health officials, activists and NGOs warn that this could have a major impact on healthcare services, particularly for HIV/AIDS patients.

    08 April 2014 | IRIN
  • Gay Men Divided Over Use of HIV Prevention Drug

    It's the Truvada conundrum: A drug hailed as a lifesaver for many people infected by HIV is at the heart of a rancorous debate among gay men, AIDS activists and health professionals over its potential for protecting uninfected men who engage in gay sex without using condoms.

    07 April 2014 | ABC News
  • Uganda police raid U.S. military AIDS clinic, order it shut

    Activists in Uganda report that plain-clothes police raided a U.S. military-affiliated AIDS services clinic in Kampala today, accused it of promoting homosexuality, and ordered it to close. The clinic has been one of relatively few health-care facilities in the city that willingly treat LGBT people.

    03 April 2014 |
  • In the thick of a Ugandan hate rally

    At a stadium in Kampala, 30,000 Ugandans gathered to give thanks to President Yoweri Museveni for passing the Anti-Homosexuality Act. The event combined the fanfare of a mass political meeting and a cultural festival.

    03 April 2014 | Daily Maverick
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