Aug 30, 2023
Uganda

Uganda gay man faces death Penalty

In a deeply concerning development, a 20-year-old gay man in Uganda has become the first person to be charged under the country's newly enacted law that criminalises "aggravated homosexuality." This legislation, which was signed into law by President Yoweri Museveni in May, has sparked international outrage due to its draconian provisions, including the possibility of imposing the death penalty for certain same-sex sexual acts.

Aug 29, 2023
Canberra

Cadets claimed they where forced to 'Wear it Purple'

Some students at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) have raised concerns about being pressured participate in the annual LGBTIQ+ event, Wear It Purple Day (WIPD). The Defense Department, however, emphasises that WIPD activities are intended to be voluntary for all personnel.

Aug 23, 2023
HEALTH

Charlie has an eating disorder, its common than you might think

Season two of the series Heartstopper on Netflix brings out an issue that is often hidden – male eating disorders. Centred on two teenage boys in love, the show helps bust the common perception that eating disorders are only seen in girls and women.

Aug 22, 2023
Tasmania

Tasmania adopts new and inclusive references to intersex people 

Intersex Peer Support Australia Tasmanian representative, Simone-lisa Anderson, said definitions relating to intersex people have been outdated and narrow.

Aug 21, 2023
Sport

Watching the Matildas was absolute queer joy!

When we sat down with friends to watch the Matildas take on England, the two of us played it cool through the pre-match period, as if this was a game like any other. There was the usual chatter while the mascots ushered our now familiar Matildas onto the field. But at half-time – three pizzas and a bottle of viognier in – we were a little subdued and trying to find distraction.

Aug 21, 2023
HEALTH

Find all the facts about HIV AIDS

HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) attacks the body’s immune system and if it untreated it can lead to AIDS. The virus that causes HIV is called a retrovirus. AIDS stands for acquired immune deficiency syndrome and is a late stage of untreated HIV. This is where the body’s immune system is damaged by the HIV virus making the infected person vulnerable to diseases and infections. With the HIV treatments that are now available in Australia, AIDS is extremely rare. How do you get HIV? HIV can be found in blood, semen, vaginal secretions, anal secretions, and breast milk. You can get HIV thro...

Aug 15, 2023
Japan

Baby mice with two dads and it's awesome!

In a groundbreaking experiment, scientists successfully created baby mice using genetic material from two male mice. It could pave way for new fertility treatments for the LGBTIQ community.

Aug 14, 2023
HEALTH

PrEP implant the next frontier in AIDS fight

Trial of HIV/AIDS prevention implant hailed as a boost in the fight against disease. Researchers in a joint study between the CDC and the University of Northern Carolina have made major breakthroughs in AIDS prevention with the development of an injectable slow-release PrEP implant.

Aug 4, 2023
England

New study shows 'Support = Happiness'

 A new study done in the United Kingdom by Just Like Us — a young people’s charity organisation — has identified a link between a lack of LGBTIQ+ support in childhood and negative outcomes for mental health, wellbeing and career prospects in early adulthood.

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