Category Archives: Health

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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France Allows Gays and Bisexuals Bone Marrow Donations Again

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of January 19, 2018) Since January 15, 2018, the French authorities have allowed gay and bisexual men to donate bone marrow again, which had been suspended since the beginning of the AIDS epidemic in 1983. A number of interest groups had been consulted during the first semester of 2017, such as the…
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