Tag 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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United Kingdom: 46 percent of 14-year-old LGBTs mutilate themselves

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of September 6, 2018) According to The Children’s Society annual report published on 29 August 2018, more than 45% of British 14-year-olds who are attracted to the same or both sexes have mutilated themselves over the past year. The report entitled The Good Childhood cites homophobia, stereotypical gender thinking and a lack…
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