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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.
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.
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.
IAS 2017 E-Poster: Perspectives on PrEP among men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women (TGW) prior to PrEP rollout in Singapore: a qualitative study
IAS 2017 E-Poster: Internalized homophobia, HIV/AIDS responsibility beliefs, and HIV knowledge amongst men who have sex with men: correlates of HIV/AIDS discrimination in a setting of institutionalized homophobia.
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.
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.
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.
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