Black gay men may be at increased HIV risk
men have less choice when it comes to sexual partners than other groups and, as a result, their sexual networks are closely knit. These tightly interconnected networks make the rapid spread of HIV more likely. In a study 1 ) looking at social and sexual mixing between ethnic groups in me...
LifeWorks Mentoring to Become Program of L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center
Together the Two Organizations Will Serve a Wide Range of LGBT Youth, From those on the Streets to those in School
LOS ANGELES, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Uniting two leading organizations serving LGBT youth, Los Angeles-based LifeWorks Mentoring will become a program of the L.A. Gay
Study shows gay couples want legal rights, regardless of marriage
New research from North Carolina State University shows that gay
and lesbian couples are forming long-term, committed relationships, even in the absence of the right to marry. However, couples surveyed for the study overwhelmingly said they would get married if they could in order to secure legal ...
AIDS Walk New York and Gay Men's Health Crisis Announce Record Corporate Sponsorship Levels
WCBS-TV SIGNS-ON AS NEW EXCLUSIVE BROADCAST TELEVISION PARTNER
NEW YORK, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As news of the economic crisis persists, Gay
Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) and AIDS Walk New York (AWNY) proudly announced today outstanding results in corporate sponsorship for this year...
PlanetHospital(TM) Helps Gay Couples Discover Having Children Via Surrogacy in India
FREE Presentation/Surrogacy Seminar Series
CHICAGO, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ --
Who: PlanetHospital(TM), the leader and pioneer in medical
What: A highly informative meet and greet between gay
singles, and infer...
Rejection of Gay Teens Linked to Later Troubles
Suicide attempts, drug use higher among those whose families don't accept them
MONDAY, Dec. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Gay
young adults whose families rejected them when they were younger are more likely to have histories of unprotected sex, illegal drug use and suicide attempts, new resea...
GLEH LA, a Nonprofit Affiliate of Gay & Lesbian Elder Housing, Announces New Program Director
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Gay
& Lesbian Elder Housing- Los
Angeles (GLEH LA) and the managing general partner of the nation's first
nonprofit, affordable, multicultural housing development that includes a
community service center supporting the needs of GLBT elders, for both
Belief in God, parenthood prompt gay partners to make commitment
and lesbian couples are more likely to legalize their relationship and hold a commitment ceremony? Those with children and strong religious beliefs, says a new University of Illinois study.
"Opponents of relationship recognition for same-sex couples often say that we have to protect c...
Internet, tolerance spark change in urban gay communities
ST. PAUL / MINNEAPOLIS (June 9, 2008) Gay
communities such as clubs, bars, events and neighborhoods appear to be changing worldwide in light of several key factors, including Internet dating and achievement of civil rights, according to new University of Minnesota research.
In 2007, about 30...
Ric Weiland Leaves $65 Million to Support Gay Rights and HIV/AIDS Organizations
Largest Single Bequest Ever to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Movement By Early Microsoft Employee Pride Foundation to Distribute Weiland's Groundbreaking Bequest
SEATTLE, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Pride Foundation of Seattle is honored
to announce the establish...
Equal level of commitment and relationship satisfaction found among gay and heterosexual couples
WASHINGTON Same-sex couples are just as committed in their romantic relationships as heterosexual couples, say researchers who have studied the quality of adult relationships and healthy development. Their finding disputes the stereotype that couples in same-sex relationships are not as committed...
Newly HIV-Infected Gay Men Select Other Infected Partners
Study finds men engaging in unprotected sex, but with those already carrying the virus
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Most men newly infected with HIV (the virus that causes AIDS) choose to have unprotected sex only with other HIV-infected partners, say U.S. researchers who analyzed data ...
One-Third of HIV-Infected Gay Men Have Unsafe Sex: CDC
Two new U.S. government studies show strong link to recreational drugs as well.
MONDAY, Dec. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Two new U.S. studies of gay
and bisexual men who know they are infected with HIV show that more than one-third have recently had unprotected intercourse.
In many cases,...
JAMA Reports HIV Spike Among Gay Men; AHF Says Routine Testing, Effective Prevention Needed
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIDS Healthcare
Foundation (AHF), today expressed alarm over a Journal of the American
Medical Association (JAMA) article that reported a startling 13% increase
in HIV/AIDS cases among men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United
States over the...
Black gay men, lesbians, have fewer mental disorders than whites, says Mailman School of PH study
October 1, 2007 -- According to a study conducted at Columbia Universitys Mailman School of Public Health among lesbian, gay, and bisexual populations, blacks and Latinos do not have more mental disorders than whites. Based on the theory that stress related to prejudice would increase risk for me...
Number of Partners Doesn't Explain Gay HIV Rate
Gay, straight men equally prone to unprotected sex, research shows
THURSDAY, Sept. 13 (HealthDay News) -- The HIV epidemic among gay
men can't be explained by their number of sexual partners, U.S. researchers report.
More than half the new HIV infections diagnosed in the United Stat...
Different HIV rates among gay men and straight people not fully explained by sexual behavior
Differences in sexual behaviours do not fully explain why the US HIV epidemic affects gay
men so much more than straight men and women, claims research published ahead of print in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections.
In 2005, over half of new HIV infections diagnosed in the US were amon...
Violence at Croatian Gay Pride March
Police said they arrested eight people on Saturday after violence marred a Gay
Pride march through the centre of the Croatian capital Zagreb .
Organisers said more than 20 marchers had been the target of homophobic attacks. "Around 10 people were hurt, with two needing medical treatment," M...
Biggest Gay Pride Celebration in Toronto
Toronto's 27th annual celebration climaxed Sunday with a vibrant Pride Parade.Thousands of people lined downtown Toronto's streets Sunday afternoon to enjoy the city's Pride Parade, Canada's largest gay
The parade is Pride Week's signature event and is known internationally ...
Germany, Greece Hold Gay Rights Marches
Around 400,000 German gays and lesbians marched through Berlin on Saturday to protest against discrimination in the workplace and schools, but only about 1,000 people joined a similar march in Greece, organisers said.
In the German capital homosexuals were joined by bisexuals and trans-sexu...
Hundreds of Thousands Attend Madrid Gay Pride Parade
Hundreds of thousands of gays, lesbians and their supporters from Europe marched in Madrid Saturday under sunny skies in a colourful parade, as London and Paris also held their annual marches against discrimination.
Europride 2007 kicked off at 1600 GMT in the Spanish capital capping a wee...
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 on a different door. This time he has managed to be in the news for the right reasons. He has been welcomed into the seminary and has become an Episcopalian.
Former Gov. James E. McGreevy, who was broug...
Outrage Against Gay PartnersInCrime Kept Together
There is widespread disgust and outrage expressed over the housing together of two convicted prisoners. The partners-in crime; homosexual lovers Robbie Sebastian Wheeler, 43, and his boyfriend Victor Leslie Urquhart, 46, have been placed together in Hakea jail, in West Australia.
The two men ...
HIV Spreading Rapidly Among Gay Men in Hong Kong
The HIV is spreading rapidly among Hong Kong's gay
community as research indicates a rise in the number of men having unsafe sex, officials said Tuesday.
Profiling of the virus acquired by HIV sufferers has revealed a cluster of cases with similar genetic sequencing which has risen from 34...
Maverick Gay Ex-governor Turns a New Leaf - Accepted at the Episcopalian Seminary
New Jersey –The nation’s publicized gay
governor, James E. McGreevy appears to be knocking on a different door. This time he has managed to be in the news// for the right reasons. He has been welcomed into the seminary and has become an Episcopalian.
Former Gov. James E. McGreevy, who was brou...
Eating Disorders Highly Prevalent Among Gay and Bisexual Men Gay
and bisexual men may be at far higher risk for eating disorders than heterosexual men, according to a study. In the first population-based study of its kind, the// researchers found that gay
and bisexual men have higher rates of eating disorders.
Researchers Ilan H. Meyer, PhD, associat...
Friend’s Love Turns Out to Be Gay Admiratio
New York-"Jack & Lem" is a book written by David Pitts. Larry Quirk was a lover of Billings, who was a closet gay.//
Quirk told author David Pitts: “Lem Billings was a close friend of Late US president John F. Kennedy and was infatuated with him but never took it further.”
"There was a sex...
Four Gay Men Carrying Highly Multiple-drug Resistant Strain of HIV Reported
It’s a discovery that may well be giving HIV health care workers sleepless nights.//
There has been an accounting of four gay
men having a highly drug resistant form of HIV in King County, Seattle.
This form of AIDS progresses much more rapidly than others and is likewise more difficult to t...
A 23- Year- Old Gay Falls Victim To Meningitis C in Toronto
A 23- year- old gay
man died of meningitis C in Toronto.
Meningitis C is a meningococcal disease caused by bacterium Neisseria meningitidis.// It occurs rarely in Canada and is usually seen among teenagers and infants.
This disease has a record of 10 to 15 per cent fatality and 20 per cent...
China's First Gay Health Clinic Commences Operations
The Communist Government has taken cognizance of the escalation in AIDS/HIV cases, and have begun to act fast to control the spread. To provide a facility to the multitudes// of gay
citizens, The Chinese government has opened up the first ever gay
The clinic will be administere...
Straight New York Men Have Gay Sex: Study
A new study published in today's Annals of Internal Medicine says that nearly 10 percent of New York men who claim to be straight have had gay
Dr. Susan Blank, assistant commissioner at the city Health Department said that among these 70% married men are less likely to use condoms. "We ...
3-Years In Prison for a Gay Man Who Infected his Partner With HIV
In the first ever incident of its kind in the United Kingdom, a 47-year-old gay
man, Mark James was put behind bars for transmitting HIV infection to his partner.//
Judge Jonathan Lowen, who gave the verdict, expressed that James had not been honest to his partner about the imminent risks. J...
First Gay Man Prosecuted On the Charges of Infecting His Lover with HIV
Mark James, of Burgess Hill, West Sussex was prosecuted for intentionally infecting his live in lover with HIV and a warrant was issued to arrest him.//
He failed to appear at court and the Judge Jonathan Lowen told Isleworth Crown Court that the 47-year-old businessman would be sentence in hi...
Ireland’s Gay Men Have a Forum for Their Grievance
Men’s Health Survey (GMHS) has identified that recently a large number of gay
men who have been tested positive for HIV experience unemployment//.
It also shows that about 50% of gay
men have had unprotected intercourse of which 7.6% were forced to engage in sexual activity against thei...
Differently Wired and Gay – Are They Children of a Lesser God
Marriages (read heterosexual) are made in heaven, they say. But what about homosexual partnerships? Are they made for each other? Homosexuality has been on top //of the flak-charts for a while, and now it seems like the battle lines are only getting stronger against gay
and lesbian relationships. ...
Court Issues Order NACO On Gay Issue
New Delhi. The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to the National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) and the Delhi government on a public interest litigation seeking legal// sanction to homosexuality.
The litigation sought sanction through a repeal of section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IP...
20 Men Involved In Gay Sex Network Acquire HIV Infection
The much used Internet that enabled gay
men contact in Hong Kong has been in a way responsible for HIV infection among 20 men according to a latest report. //
Government health officials found all 20, who met between November 2003 and November 2005, had HIV with similar gene sequencing, the S...
Betterment Of Health In Case Of Gay And Lesbian Civil Partnerships Gay
and lesbian civil partnerships (gay marriage) is thought to bring an increased number of health benefits. Researchers said that such marriage lead to betterment in the health of both sexes in a variety of ways. // Civil partnerships for gay
couples also offer numerous advantages.
Incidence Of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Among Gay Men On The Rise
Syphilis - Sexually transmitted diseases, incidence is rising among gay
men as the fear// of AIDS has become less among them. AIDS is now a chronic disease and not a fatal disease. There is some indication that the increased use of methamphetamines (that enhances sexual drive) and makes users le...
APA Releases Report on Sexuality Debate
...tudy , showed that 60% of the adults surveyed who identified themselves as gay
described their faith as "very important."
Alan Chambers, Presiden...national, says that not only is faith is an essential part of life for many gay
men and women, it is almost always the motivating factor behind their decis...