More New HIV Diagnoses in an Advanced Stage Among Senior Citizens in Europe

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of September 30, 2017) Between 2004 and 2015, the number of new diagnoses of advanced-stage HIV has increased significantly. This is the result of a study carried out for the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) by The Lancet HIV. Although seniors (defined as people at the age of 50 [...]

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Malta Criminalizes Sexual Conversion Practices and Considers Homo- and Transsexuality No Longer as Diseases

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of December 10, 2016) On December 5, 2016, the Maltese parliament adopted two bills in favor of the LGBT community. The first one criminalizes any treatment of or other measures against homosexuality. The second one amends an existing law on sexual identity and now prohibits considering any sexual orientation or gender identity [...]

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One Out of Seven HIV-Positive People in Europe Are Not Aware of Their Status

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of December 1st, 2016) Of the 29,747 new HIV infections in the 31 member states of the European Economic Area in 2015, about one of seven do not know their positive HIV status. This is the result of a study by the WHO and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control [...]

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