Coronavirus: Cancellation of Many Gay Pride Events to Come?

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of 11 March 2020) While there are no serious cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) in Switzerland yet, the Swiss government banned all events with more than 1,000 people between 28 February and 15 March 2020. In France, several people have already died from Covid-19 (or from an opportunistic disease related to Covid-19) and [...]

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Gareth Thomas: Openly HIV-positive and a Fighter Against Stigmatization

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of 18 September 2019) Ten years after his coming-out, former rugby player Gareth Thomas revealed his HIV status on 14 September 2019. The former Welsh national rugby player, who ended his career in 2011, is the first British top athlete to come out as HIV-positive. He was also the first British national [...]

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World AIDS Day 2018: Reimbursement for Condoms and Free PrEP?

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of December 5, 2018) This year's World AIDS Day, which has taken place on 1 December each year since 1988, was again the subject of a great deal of press and media coverage. Here is just a small selection with three topics: Health insurance reimbursement for condoms in France, possible reimbursement for [...]

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