Tag Archives: Prevention

Victoria, Australia: Ban on conversion therapies, but…

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of February 11, 2019) Shortly before taking part in the Midsumma Pride March in Melbourne on February 3, 2019, Victoria's Prime Minister Dan Andrews promised that Victoria would be the first state in Australia to ban conversion therapies. Since, however, extensive consultations on this subject are still needed before a parliamentary bill…
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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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