Tag: "gay" at medical news
Women's Empowerment Key to Curbing AIDS: UN
...red history 25 years ago as a disease of the white gay
male is now increasingly affecting women all over ...powerment of women," he said. "If it worked with gay
rights, it must work with women's rights." World Health Organisation Director General Margaret Cha...
Violence at Croatian Gay Pride March
...Gay Pride march through Zagreb to back demands for gay
rights. The marchers were protected by almost as...d by around 20 youths. The leaders of the city's gay
and lesbian association said they faced rejection, discrimination, job dismissals and physical assau...
Gays and Lesbians can Obtain asylum in US on Grounds of Harassment and Abuse
.... He won his asylum case on the ground that as a gay
he was being persecuted in his native country. He ...tes bitterly Prestreshi. Harassment and abuse of gay
men and lesbians is becoming increasingly accepted as grounds for legal asylum in the United States,...
Asia Must Overcome HIV Stigma, Say Research Chiefs
... "They tend to occur among drug users, also among gay
men, sex workers or mobile workers such as truck d... as needle exchanges and awareness campaigns among gay
men, although the UN said there was still resistance to confronting the problem at a local level. ...
Gay Pride Attracts Tens of Thousands in Rome
...nister Romano Prodi to speed up plans to recognise gay
unions. "We are heteros, gays, lesbians and bisexual and we want Romano Prodi to give the same rights to all. Where are all the promises the government made? Evaporated into nothingness?" questioned a drag queen, seated on one of the several floats...
Elton John's Free AIDS Awareness Concert in Ukraine
...e Grammy Award winning singer tried to promote his gay
lifestyle through it. There are around 400,000 HIV-positive people in Ukraine. According to experts AIDS is a major threat to the country, for it is estimated that within the next decade one in 50 people in Ukraine could be HIV-positive....
Sharon Stone to Raise AIDS Awareness in Dubai
...ts discrimination towards HIV patients, as well as gay
people. According to a report prepared by the US state department, 'government officials discriminated against prisoners with HIV by not granting commuted sentences or parole that other prisoners with similar records had received'. Gay people on ...
Australian PM Says No to Same-sex Marriage
...re's no possibility of our attitude in relation to gay
marriage changing," the conservative leader told a radio interviewer. Howard's remarks came as national opinion poll found that 57 percent of Australians support same-sex marriage. The Galaxy survey of 1,100 Australians also found that 71 percent b...
Biggest Gay Pride Celebration in Toronto
...to enjoy the city's Pride Parade, Canada's largest gay
pride celebration. The parade is Pride Week's sig... to the spectators. It was in 1987 that the first gay
pride started. The mayor then refused to take part in the celebration. Today there is a marked rise ...
Germany, Greece Hold Gay Rights Marches
...to the historic Brandenburg Gate. "Unfortunately, gay
people must still fear for their jobs," Berlin's h...en achieved for gays. Axel Hochrein of the German gay
and lesbian association criticised German legislation which he said discriminated against homosexual...
Church Weddings for Gays Soon a Reality in Sweden
.... Some pastors are ready to go further and marry gay
couples. 'If today we are blessing homosexuals, I see no reason not to celebrate gay
marriages,' pastor Arne Wikstroem of the Oscars parish in central Stockholm said. 'I think all peo...
Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals Smoke More Than General Population in California
...search suggests that smoking is more common in the gay
community than in the general population, but scie...Californians who identified themselves as lesbian, gay
or bisexual (LGB), according to a study published in the August issue of the American Journal of Pub...
Doctors Call for Opt-out Approach to HIV Testing
...th undiagnosed HIV infection in 2005. Surveys of gay
men attending GUM clinics in the same year showed the prevalence of undiagnosed HIV was 3.2%. In women of childbearing age that prevalence was much lower (0.09%), but was highest in women from sub-Saharan Africa (2.4%). The authors therefore call f...
Hundreds of Thousands Attend Madrid Gay Pride Parade
...alvo told participants that Spain, which legalised gay
marriage in 2005 and gave gays and lesbians the ri...n the new French government over its opposition to gay
marriage. The spokesman for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual Association, Alain Perou, s...
India AIDS Cases Due to Drop, Spending Up
...an, who heads the Naz Foundation, which works with gay
men. NACO's director said the country would not pull back on its AIDS plans even in the event of a sharply lower case count. "It's not a curable disease. The mode of transmission is due to reasons over which there is very little human control: pr...
Hate Crimes Against Gays and Lesbians Rising in US
...ventional sexual orientation. Nearly four in 10 gay
men and about one in eight lesbians and bisexuals ... crimes against sexual minority adults, especially gay
men, are disturbingly widespread." The study has added urgency to calls for legislative protection...
Unprotected Sex Among the Gays on the Rise
...tive men was 18%. In Australia about one in five gay
men in Melbourne has had unprotected sex with a ca...g researchers termed serosorting. The behaviors of gay
men with committed partners were less risky than (those with) partners they were not committed to. ...
Maverick Gay Ex-governor Turns a New Leaf - Accepted at the Episcopalian Seminary
New Jersey The nations publicized gay
governor, James E. McGreevy appears to be knocking... had created a stir in 2004, when he announced his gay
status; at that time he had gone public about his extramarital affair with a male aide. Following th...
FDA Refuses to Lift Ban on Blood Donation by Gays
...red that the life-time ban on donation of blood by gay
men will stay, at least for now.Thus it has turned...strations ban of 1983 prevents an estimated 62,300 gay
and bisexual men from donating blood. Blood collection organisations say the window period risks ha...
Oops I Did It in the Washroom - Britney and Ryans Tryst
...hiseled looks of a Greco-Roman statue. He played a gay
ABC's TV show "One Life to Live". He is the husband of Reese Witherspoon. Britney has had a troublesome period ever since her divorce last year. She has blamed her parents for her (mis)- behavior; she has shaved her head and done other things that ...
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