Entries by Avin Tan

Statement on the Impact of Section 377A of the Penal Code on AIDS Prevention and Care

Section 377A strengthens and perpetuates stigma and discrimination of Men-who-have-sex-with-men (MSM) and Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV), and Action for AIDS firmly believes that the repeal of Section 377A will significantly strengthen HIV and STI Control Programmes in Singapore, not just for the gay and other homosexual men, but indeed for everyone.

Momma Knows Best: In Loving Memory of Bernice

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing away of Benjamin Bernice Gho. He used to front several local gay bar, namely MOX and Does Your Mother Know (DYMK) and a “mother” to many.

We in gayhealth.sg who have known him closely are still trying to come to terms with this sad, tragic news. We have known Ben for many years and are devastated to learn of his passing.

Untreatable Gonorrhoea and You

Did you know, gay men are 25 times more likely to get Infectious syphilis and 4 times more likely to get Gonorrhoea? WHO estimated that about 78 million people are infected with gonorrhoea, and doctors are finding more cases that are untreatable by all known antibiotics. Read on to learn how it will affect you and the community.