It is time to say Yes to Equality, to say Yes to Love, and to Say No to discrimination against people of the same sex who love each other. Sitting in Dublin, one could be complacent about Equal Marriage given … Continue reading Time for Equal Marriage in Gibraltar
New LGBT addiction peer support group launches this Thursday in Belfast by @TRPNI Continue reading New LGBT addiction peer support group in Belfast
For many of us living with HIV there is always the niggling thought at the back of our heads that other people will talk about our status, often behind our backs, and if we are particularly unfortunate it may even … Continue reading Is HIV stigma still a problem in Dublin?
As many readers will know, many of the Unionist politicians in Northern Ireland have real problems with allowing the LGBT communities in the Province to exist peacefully and to express their culture. Following on from the statement issued by the … Continue reading A statement from the Combined NI LGBT Communities…
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What does the gay scene mean to you and your mates? What comes into your head when you picture Soho, Canal Street or your own local gay scene? Well, however you answered the question there’s a good chance that you were thinking about your favourite bars and clubs. Drinking is a big part of gay culture and even in the age of apps and hook-up sites many gay and bisexual men meet up on the gay scene. Alcohol is such an endemic part of the gay scene that it sometimes appears harmless and unremarkable (I mean almost everyone has one in… Continue reading Witches’ Brew? Alcohol, Sex and the Gay Scene
Although I live in Belfast, I am in contact with a Positive Catholics, a peer-support network of women and men, who are living with HIV and have a Christian faith. Within the Roman Catholic tradition they offer peer ministry of … Continue reading Positive Catholics: a peer support group
The Belfast Strategic Partnership* is planning an emotional health and wellbeing strategy for the city. As many people living with HIV often have poorer mental health it will be vital for those of us living with HIV to have an input to the survey. If you want to help to influence the future of health provision in our city, please spend the five to ten minutes needed to complete the online survey. The deadline has been extended to 21 September 2012. Go on… Have Your Say! http://www.haveyoursaybelfast.com/ * Belfast Strategic Partnership involves Belfast City Council, the Public Health Agency and … Continue reading Have you 10 minutes spare to help shape emotional health and wellbeing strategy for Belfast?