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Isle of Wight to host UK Pride 2018

After a successful UK Pride Organisers Network conference held in Blackpool 20th October, the Isle of Wight was voted to be the host for UK Pride in 2018.

Only a year ago, didn't have a Pride organisation and just a few months later they are now preparing to welcome everyone to their second ever Pride on the 21st July 2018.

Item added 24/10/2017

Oral sex spreading unstoppable bacteria

Oral sex is producing dangerous gonorrhoea and a decline in condom use is helping it to spread, the World Health Organization has said.
It warns that if someone contracts gonorrhoea, it is now much harder to treat, and in some cases impossible.

The sexually transmitted infection is rapidly developing resistance to antibiotics.
Experts said the situation was "fairly grim" with few new drugs on the horizon.
About 78 million people pick up the STI each year and it can cause infertility.

Item added 7/7/2017

HIV prevention drug is 'highly effective'

An anti-HIV infection drug has "clear potential" to prevent people catching the virus, a Welsh Government-commissioned report has said.

Read the full article on the BBC website.

Item added 22/3/2017

France rules transgender people no longer have to undergo forced sterilization

The French government passed legislation on Thursday (13/10/2016) doing away with a mandate that people who legally change their gender must undergo sterilization.
According to the Verge, France had been one of nearly two dozen European countries requiring the government-sanctioned sterilization, a practice that has been condemned by branches of the U.N. and the World Health Organization.

Item added 17/10/2016

!!! Countries to avoid when travelling !!!

LGBT illegal in these Countries

Item added 7/10/2016

HIV diagnoses in Wales at a 15 year high

Health experts want more to be done to curb the number of people contracting HIV after figures showed diagnosis in Wales reached a 15-year high.

There were 189 positive tests in 2014, according to newly released figures which relates to data from STI clinics.

Giving out free condoms and prescribing pre-exposure prophylaxis (Prep) for those most at risk are among measures suggested to tackle the problem.

Quarterly updates for 2015 indicate diagnoses will fall slightly.

Read the full story on the BBC website.

Item added 6/8/2016

UN votes to create LGBT rights watchdog

Passed on 30 June by a vote of 23 in favour to 18 against, with six abstentions, the new resolution promises to provide “protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation, and gender identity”.

It means that, for the first time ever, an independent expert will be appointed to monitor LGBT discrimination and violence, marking the most ambitious effort to advance LGBT rights within the UN yet.

Read the full article on the GT website.

Item added 1/7/2016

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