Philippines’ gay rights group respond to Reproductive Health Bill

ProGay Philippines welcome final passage of Reproductive Health Bill, but are still concerned that LGBT people are being ignored

All-time high of gay and bisexual men diagnosed with HIV

Experts call for people to be more aware as it is revealed nearly a quarter of people have no idea they are infected with HIV

Study shows gay twins have better mental health

A group of UCLA researchers were surprised to find that heterosexual twins suffered more mental distress than their gay siblings when they set out to find why straight men have trouble asking for help

HIV rate rises among gay men in Australia

Rise in new HIV infections is mainly from unsafe sex among gay men, Australian Federation of AIDS Organizations suggests rapid testing

Hepatitis C explosion among positive Swiss gay men

Hepatitis C rates among HIV positive gay men in Switzerland have jumped by eighteen hundred percent over 14 years and researchers are calling for better education campaigns targeting men who have sex with men

Gay dating app Grindr blamed for rise in syphilis

New Zealand doctors say the average age of men contracting the STD has dropped from 46 to 24

Lesbians more likely to drink, smoke and take drugs

Australian study finds lesbian and bisexual women are less likely to have a cervical smear

Trans man denied care for breast cancer

Jay Kallio was not told by his doctor he had cancer and missed his ‘therapeutic window’ for chemotherapy

Boys v girls: Seven vital fitness tips

SWEAT Personal Training expert David Richardson offers seven tips for men and for women to help both genders train better and reach their goals faster

New mental health program takes aim at Australian LGBTs

Australia’s largest LGBT community health organization has developed a new education program that aims to reduce the impact of mental distress in the LGBT community by helping people improve their understanding of mental health.

Australian boys to receive Genital Warts vaccine

In a world first, Australian boys will receive a vaccine against a virus that causes oral, anal and penile cancers in gay men

From flab to fab: The ultimate six tips

Matthew Jenkin reveals his new toned body after months of blood, sweat and tears for his Olympic challenge

Cancer inspires a gay man to screen women

Gay Justen Schafer tells his story of surviving testicular and colorectal cancer and why he now runs a charity screening women for the disease

Medical body fights to extend HPV vaccination for gay men

BASHH wants gay men to be protected from disease that can cause genital warts and cancer

‘Man Up’ Facebook game encourages regular STI screening for gay men

A game of bouncy beds and scoring promotes the idea of getting checked regularly

Safe sex warning for gay men as England sees surge in STIs

Health experts point to rise of apps for increase in sexually transmitted infections

The truth about gay health

As a new report from Stonewall reveals shock stats around drugs, suicide and discrimination we examine how the health system is failing lesbians, gays and bisexuals

Drugs, smoking, alcohol and suicide: Gay and bisexual men’s health report

British health services are failing gay and bisexual men who are more likely to use drugs, smoke, self-harm and attempt suicide says Stonewall report

Why a healthy mind equals a healthy body

Matthew Jenkin puts his mind at rest to get his body in gear during his Olympic body challenge

Most LGBT Australians suffer from anxiety

New survey says high numbers suffer mental health problems and hide sexuality in public

No more butts on No Smoking Day

Why gay men and women in particular should pledge to stub out their smoking habit on 14 March 2012

British gays urged to quit smoking

Figures show LGBT people smoke more than straights

Bisexuals endure worst mental health problems

According to new report, biphobia is a mental strain on bisexuals

Marriage equality is good for mental health

Australian Psychological Society backs same-sex marriage saying it reduces stress and suicide