Songkran Safety Tips

Songkran starts this week and many of us will be travelling up to Bangkok for this wonderful and fun festival. Here are some tips we gathered from seasoned travellers. If you have any tips, add them to the comment section !

AfA Media Statement on the unauthorised possession and disclosure of information from MOH’s HIV Registry – 28 January 2019

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.

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.

Perspectives on PrEP – IAS 2017 E Poster

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

Internalized homophobia – IAS 2017 E-Poster

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.

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.

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.

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.