World AIDS Day 2013 in Los Angeles, California

UCLA student Derek S. Hernandez tells us of events that are happening around LA for World AIDS Day 2013, and asks what each of us can do to stop the global HIV–AIDS pandemic.

15 years after Matthew Shepard: so much achieved for gay rights, but so much more to do

I remember reading my copy of Gay Times about the brutal murder of Matthew Shepard. At the time I ended up in tears, and this evening re-reading about the murder, looking at photographs of those responsible as well as of that infamous fence in the State of Wyoming and the well known family photo of Matthew. … … Continue reading 15 years after Matthew Shepard: so much achieved for gay rights, but so much more to do

Herbal cures and so on…

Since I started this blog there have been many comments over the years detailing so-called healing by tribal healers and so on from countries around the world. I entered into conversation with one of them but have since become convinced that they are nothing more than the usual scams. So, to all those would-be commenters… … Continue reading Herbal cures and so on…

Support gay marriage or the gays will marry your girlfriends

Extending marriage rights to gay couples as well as straight couples seems a long way off for those of us living in Northern Ireland. The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 has been passed in Westminster for England and Wales, the Scottish Parliament is looking at it, but the politicians up in Stormont are still … Continue reading Support gay marriage or the gays will marry your girlfriends