Truvada (PrEP) the game-changer

Australia has now joined a handful of other countries in the world whose governments have made HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) readily available to populations at risk of HIV infection. This step forward takes Australia much closer to achieving its pledge, made in 2014, to end new HIV transmissions by 2020.

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Are you at risk of failing a roadside drug test after a wild weekend?

If you took party drugs or smoked cannabis on the weekend, would you fail a drug test on Monday? A forensic toxicologist reveals all.

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Sport and LGBTIQ rights in 2018

Why sport hasn’t made much progress on LGBTI+ rights since the Sochi Olympics. Athletes from Western nations have various protections, and many now share equal rights in most aspects of the law. But when they travel to compete in countries with regressive human rights records, these protections can be lost.

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Blonde Bombshell Ready to Blow

I recently had the pleasure of catching up with Australia’s golden boy of comedy… Joel Creasey! To say I was a little nervous to interview the so-called ‘Acid Tongue Prince’ would be like saying the Titanic only sank just a bit. Alas, after overcoming my nerves, and somehow silencing the incessant voice of RuPaul inside my head bellowing ‘DON’T F**K IT UP’, I managed to have a lovely chat with the even lovelier and ever-sassy comedian.

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Queer Film Review : Call Me By Your Name

As Hollywood continues to churn out a seemingly endless barrage of sequels and prequels, reboots and remakes (not to mention a stomach-churning number of superhero snooze-fests), it is easy to forgive queer cinemagoers for feeling utterly unrepresented by what is being offered up on the silver screen.

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PrEPed & ready to go!

“Boys boys all types of boys, black white Puerto Rican Chinese boys”.

So rapped Missy Elliot in her 2002 single Work It and I for one say, hell yeah!!! Until Mr Right locks me in the cellar, I see no reason not to fully explore the bounty offered in this hot little queer and mixed-race world — and I suspect a few of you adopt a similar approach to your own sex life.

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Gay Love letters #4

In part four of celebrating same-sex love letters throughout history, World War II soldiers express their undying love in a beautiful and heartbreaking letter. The following heart-rending love letter was written by American World War II veteran Brian Keith to in 1943 his lover Dave. Dave was a fellow soldier he met and fell in love with in 1943 while stationed in North Africa. Grab the tissue box people.

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Spicing up your gay sex life!

Gay, Straight or Bi the fact is sometimes our sex life can become very dull.  As a qualified sex therapist I have a few ideas that might help spice things up for those people who do want to enjoy sex more but have found themselves to be in a bit of a rut. Sometimes, even if we know all this stuff we can get lazy and forget for a while..

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The history of masturbation

The anonymous author of the pamphlet Onania (1716) was very worried about masturbation. The ‘shameful vice’, the ‘solitary act of pleasure’, was something too terrible to even be described. The writer agreed with those ‘who are of the opinion, that… it never ought to be spoken of, or hinted at because the bare mentioning of it...

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The top 5 places in Australia to propose

Okay, so the YES vote proved that Australia’s not 'quite' as backwards as we might have feared, and now we’re shining our shoes and clearing our calendars for a wave of fabulous rainbow weddings. But before the nuptials comes the proposal… so where are the most romantic spots around the country to pop the question?

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