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Canada’s drug policy is in with the wrong crowd

Canada has long been a world leader in implementing harm reduction policy when it comes to drug use at home. So it was almost shocking to see it aligning itself to countries such as Russia and China in vocally opposing the inclusion of “harm reduction” in a new a new set of UN principles that will guide talks at the special session in 2016.

Published
27 February 2014
From
Ottawa Citizen
Report Highlights Recommendations to Improve Gay and Bisexual Men’s Sexual Health

As HIV research and prevention tools advance, there remains a critical information gap between health care providers and gay and bisexual men who could benefit most from those new tools. A new report released today by San Francisco AIDS Foundation identifies key steps to eliminate the gap and foster better relationships and communications between providers and clients.

Published
26 February 2014
From
San Francisco AIDS Foundation
'Female condoms': what's in a name?

Driven by dissatisfaction with conventional male condoms, Donte Smith is one of a sizable minority of gay men who are opting to use the female condom for anal sex, even though it has been designed and tested only for vaginal sex.

Published
25 February 2014
From
Poz
Uganda: Anti-Homosexuality Act 2014 full text

The full text of the draconian legislation to prohibit homosexuality signed into law by Uganda's President Museveni today.

Published
24 February 2014
From
Scribd
Uganda president signs anti-gay laws

Yoweri Museveni defies US warning and signs law toughening already strict legislation against homosexuals.

Published
24 February 2014
From
The Guardian
Why Africa is the most homophobic continent

As Uganda's president remains on the brink of ratifying savage new anti-gay laws, our Africa Correspondent reports on a continent at war with itself

Published
23 February 2014
From
The Observer
Uganda's Yoweri Museveni puts anti-gay legislation on hold

Yoweri Museveni challenges US scientists to advise on whether homosexuality is caused by nature or nurture

Published
23 February 2014
From
The Observer
South Africa drops deportation case against Ugandan gay rights campaigner

Government officials tried to force Paul Semugoma on to flight to Uganda, say activists, despite court order allowing him to stay

Published
21 February 2014
From
The Guardian
STD rates continue to climb in San Francisco

San Francisco saw increased cases of sexually transmitted diseases for the eighth consecutive year in 2013. But new HIV infections have steadily declined since 2006 - gay men appear to be focusing on HIV prevention and may not be as concerned with having gonorrhea and syphilis.

Published
21 February 2014
From
Bay Area Reporter
Uganda: Anti-Homosexuality Law Will Come at a Serious Cost

Uganda’s pending Anti-Homosexuality bill violates the country’s human rights obligations and is a barrier to advancing critical public health goals.Uganda’s international donor partners should clearly and publicly specify the consequences for relations with Uganda if the Anti-Homosexuality bill becomes law.

Published
21 February 2014
From
Human Rights Watch LGBT

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