Depression is common among LGBTQ+ people, where rates are much higher than the general population. Why? Let's find out. Read more
Should you report it? Who to call? Your questions answered by a genuine, bona fide police officer. Read more
Despite the wonderful diversity within our LGBTQ communities, it can sometimes feel like the ‘T’ is silent. Trans people are often left off the sexual health agenda, and even within community spaces, transphobia is rife. Read more
Stating “No Asians” on a dating app in her mind, is no different from saying “No blondes” or if her heterosexual husband said “No men” Read more
Hey LGBTQ+ people, we need to talk about self-harm!
You're not the only LGBTQ+ person who feels shit about themselves. But it's OK to feel that way sometimes...
Let's talk about it...
“No matter how much I resisted, my hands were tied and it infected my entire world”
I was amazed to find out that the number one killer of young gay men was not HIV, it’s suicide, but yet it seems all the gay community talks about is HIV and STIs. You want to talk about stigma?
I have struggled with depression and suicidal thoughts on and off for my entire adult life.
There's more than one way to access psychotherapy
Whatever's going on with you, help is out there.
The NHS estimates that around 9% of men in the UK show signs of alcohol dependence. Our recent 'Alcohol and the gay community' survey found 11% of gay men admitted to having a problem with alcohol - higher than the national average.
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Are you homophobic? Read more
These relationship things can be tricky though, can’t they? They’re fragile little beasts that vary wildly from the wondrously joyous to traumatic, soul-sucking, bastard hell disasters, robbing you of your dignity, compassion and ability to function as a real live human. Read more
Eight reasons why you should get off your arse and test for HIV. Read more
In 2016, over 2,810 gay men were diagnosed HIV-positive in the UK. Read more
The question is: are we really that shocked to learn that Britain’s gay scene is so racist? Read more
How risky is having sex without condoms? Read more