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.

Lifeline Cycle 4 : Introduction to recovery programs for gay and bisexual men

Have you ever tried to stop using, or is thinking about stopping, but do not know where or how to start? Lifeline may be for you. It is a peer-led, non-religious support group for gay and bisexual men who are recovering or looking to recover drug addiction.

How these LGBTI people’s lives have changed in 50 years and fighting for equality

LGBTI older people have been sharing their heartbreaking experiences as the UK marks the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalization of homosexuality in England and Wales. Singapore’s older gay couples shared their experience on their fight for equality. Read our full article on our webpage.

Reflections – Annual Report 2016

We did not receive any grants in 2016, yet, we continued. Through innovative programming, planning and the dedication of our volunteers, Gayhealth.sg was able to carry on our mission to educate, support and advocate. Volunteers contributed about ten thousand man hours all together. This is for you.

LAUNCH OF “SAME BUT DIFFERENT”

Despite the challenges that 377A, and the current political climate poses to our community, we are growing stronger. Increasingly, more are coming out of the closet too, living ordinary lives with their partners, and some, with their children, albeit, legally unrecognised. 

Pink Dot 2017 (Update)

A rainbow in a sea of pink. 20,000 Singaporeans and Permanent Residents. 500 Volunteers. 120 Local Sponsors. 3 Amazing Ambassadors. One Singapore.

PinkDot 2017 Community Tent

We’re excited and grateful, as always to be a part of this year’s Pink Dot Community Tent. Join us at Pink Dot as we proudly present a collection of LGBT, and LGBT-friendly community groups and organizations. Below is a statement that is jointly issued by the community groups participating at this year’s event.

GAYHEALTH WILL BE AT PINK DOT 2017

Just as we have seen local companies come forward to support Pink Dot in its time of need, so now we call on Singaporeans and Permanent Residents: on July 1, come to Speakers’ Corner, and let your voice be heard. Your pink ICs (blue for PRs) are now your passport to participate, and the symbol of our potential to make history, and set the course for a more truly inclusive future for Singapore.

Chemsex Fueling Sexual Compulsivity

The powerful sexual arousal, commanding energy, and extreme sense of self lead the user to become powerless over their erotic temptation, sexual behavior, and drug use. Sex becomes a person’s prime means for validation, excitement, pleasure, and meaning which nothing else compares to, creating an irresistible urge to have one’s needs met.