What is sex really like for a gay trans man?

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

Telling my family I’m living with HIV is the best thing I’ve done

By the time I arrived at home I was an emotional and exhausted wreck. We had not long finished our dinner when I saw my younger brother who, sitting on the opposite side of the table, gave me a look as to say ‘go on, tell them’. It was then I proceeded to break down in tears as I told my parents I was HIV-positive.Read more

How to survive a hate crime

The 11th of June, 2016, was a Saturday night like any other at gay nightclub Pulse in Orlando. Last orders had been called at the bar as the crowd danced on to the final few songs. At the same time, Omar Mateen walked into the club with an assault rifle and opened fire. He killed 49 people and wounded 53 others in one of the most horrific LGBT hate crimes in history. You might want to think differently but violence towards the LGBT community is alive and well.Read more

How are you?

How are you? It’s a question you’ll often hear as you go about your day. The easy answer is “I’m fine.”Read more

I’m still in love with him – how getting over your ex is a journey

Getting over someone is hard. Trying to forgot about his mannerisms, the way he called you ‘babe’ or the way he spoke your name is easier said than done.Read more

How to build your confidence

Are you as socially and sexually confident as you’d like? Not many gay men would answer “yes’’ to that question, but confidence is something we all need.Read more

Six myths about PrEP

For a drug that’s proven to prevent the transmission of HIV, the topic of PrEP is a divisive one for the gay community.Read more