Leading voice on Cancer in the same gender loving community passes

Sadly on May 13 sister Rowena who spoke openly of her struggles with breast cancer passed in a medical institution after a brief struggle with treatment via chemotherapy, you may remember or have seen the post on this blog on her courses and the photos she provided while raising the awareness of breast cancer in… Read More Leading voice on Cancer in the same gender loving community passes

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Young MSM/Transgender want to be treated as citizens not potential HIV/AIDS victims

More and more I seem to be coming across young gay, transgender and bisexual youth who feel weary it seems from the over supply of pinch leave an inch condoms, pamphlets and paraphernalia on safer sex and AIDS and other related materials as multiple agencies jostle to reach what has basically become the same cohort… Read More Young MSM/Transgender want to be treated as citizens not potential HIV/AIDS victims

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The Gay Gene: New Evidence Supports an Old Hypothesis

Daniel Honan What’s the Big Idea? If a so-called “gay gene” exists, what is the evolutionary logic for it? After all, you would expect that homosexuals would have fewer children than heterosexuals, so that any genetic cause of homosexuality would have been selected out of the gene pool a long time ago. The answer, as… Read More The Gay Gene: New Evidence Supports an Old Hypothesis

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What needs to be done to help Transsexuals In Jamaica

Coming on the heels of the Miss Jamaica Universe’s group basically disagreeing with the inclusion of a previously booted transgender entrant in Canada albeit she allegedly was not clear on filling out the entry form to say she was born female, a local transgender voice has prepared a post to add her voice to the furore to… Read More What needs to be done to help Transsexuals In Jamaica

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Rectal Formulation of Tenofovir Gel Found Safe and Acceptable in Early Phase Clinical Study

Follow-up study planned to further assess gel’s potential as a rectal microbicide to prevent HIV March 5, 2012 – A gel formulation of the antiretroviral drug tenofovir designed specifically for rectal use was found safe and acceptable, according to a Phase I clinical study led by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Microbicide Trials Network (MTN), and… Read More Rectal Formulation of Tenofovir Gel Found Safe and Acceptable in Early Phase Clinical Study

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The Caribbean Men’s Internet Survey is underway

PRESS RELEASE The Caribbean Men’s Internet Survey is underway 16 January, 2012 – A groundbreaking anonymous online study of the lives of men who have sex with men (MSM) in the English, French, Spanish and Dutch-speaking Caribbean is underway now. CARIMIS, the Caribbean Men’s Internet Survey (available at http://www.carimis.org) aims to learn more about this… Read More The Caribbean Men’s Internet Survey is underway

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FDA ASKED TO APPROVE NEW HIV PREVENTION METHOD, PRE-EXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS (PrEP)

  For Immediate Release                          Contact December 15, 2011                                  Mark Aurigemma; 646-270-9451; mark@aucomm.net                         Pedro Goicochea; 415-490-8350; pgoicochea@gladstone.ucsf.edu                                                                                           … Read More FDA ASKED TO APPROVE NEW HIV PREVENTION METHOD, PRE-EXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS (PrEP)

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Breast Cancer Month: A Jamaican Lesbian’s survival story …………….

(WARNING – some photos contained may be unsettling) On the evening of October 19, 2011 at the Couture Oasis’s Open Mic Open Soul Wednesday night discussions series we were asked to invoke the presence of a Jamaican same gender loving breast cancer survivor who from the moment she opened her presentation had all wondering if… Read More Breast Cancer Month: A Jamaican Lesbian’s survival story …………….

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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Prostate Cancer Risks, Anal Sex Separate Yet Intertwined Issues For MSMs

This article is written and put together in the attempt to dispel the popular myth that anal sex can be a cause of prostate cancer.  Anal sex does not cause prostate cancer, nor will it cause it to come back. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month locally and there has been some talk that anal… Read More Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Prostate Cancer Risks, Anal Sex Separate Yet Intertwined Issues For MSMs

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Radio program “Love & Sex” on Sexual Identities & Transgenderism (Were you born in the wrong body?)

December 1st, World AIDS Day the Jamaican transgender community got a chance to voice their concerns through representative “Jane” on a radio program aired on Newstalk 93FM named :Love and Sex” hosted by Jamaican Clinical Sexologist of The Caribbean Sexuality Research Group (CSRG) Dr. Karen Carpenter and co-host Gavin Walters. Sexual identities were the broader subject… Read More Radio program “Love & Sex” on Sexual Identities & Transgenderism (Were you born in the wrong body?)

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