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Uniting against AIDS

World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day and the first one was held […]

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New Sexually Transmitted Infection figures show rapid increases among gay men

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Latest figures published today from Public Health England (PHE) show there were 439,243 sexually transmitted infections (STIs) reported in England in 2014. The impact of STIs remains greatest in young people under the age of 25 years and gay men (gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men). Chlamydia is the most commonly […]

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Transform your health this Spring

Hi There, My name is Jo Lambourne and I am the Head coach at JLPT, Ridgeway tigers Bootcamp and JLPT Body & Mind Transformation where I help men and women to transform their health and bodies, lose weight, get fit, get toned and get confident using my unique Bootcamp outdoor fitness sessions and revolutionary approach […]

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St Andrew’s Healthcare

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St Andrew’s Healthcare is the largest charitable provider of specialist mental healthcare to the NHS. We are proud to be the second highest ranking healthcare provider in the 2015 Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, rising more than 60 places overall from last year. We want patients and employees to be able to be themselves and to […]

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Dr Rosemary Gillespie appointed as Chief Executive of Terrence Higgins Trust

HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Rosemary Gillespie as its new Chief Executive. Dr Gillespie joins the charity from the role of Chief Executive of international HIV awareness charity AVERT. Her previous roles have included Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Policy and Research for […]

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Over-training

There isn’t a medical expert in the world who would say exercise is bad for us. However, the old adage ‘too much of a good thing’ also applies here. So when does a healthy active life tip over into over-training and even exercise addiction? What is over-training? To get fitter you need to put stress […]

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LGBT Mental Health

With World Mental Health Day, Alison Brumfitt from South London and St George’s Mental Health Trust takes a look at the mental health issues facing LGBTs. It’s not surprising that a high numbers of the LGBT community suffer with mental health problems. On top of all the usual factors that contribute to mental ill health, […]

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Devon’s NHS joins forces with national charity to improve healthcare for lesbian, gay and bisexual people

  Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has been successful in a bid to take part in national charity Stonewall’s Health Champion programme. It is the only CCG in the south west to be accepted onto the programme this year and one of just five CCGs in England. Involvement in the programme means […]

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New Qutis Clinic opens in Abingdon

Exciting news for those people in and around South Oxfordshire who have one thing in common – they feel young, vibrant and rejuvenated but the mirror tells a different story. Do we put up and shut up or do we make sure that with a little help, we look as good as we feel. If […]

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Act Aware this World AIDS Day

On World AIDS Day – and all year round – we’re asking you to Act Aware. Acting aware means finding out the facts about HIV and using this knowledge to protect yourself and others from HIV infection. Test your HIV knowledge and awareness by taking our online quiz: Are you HIV aware? Act aware by […]

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2016 – Don’t Stand By

Today is Holocaust Memorial Day. Don’t stand by is the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2016. The Holocaust and subsequent genocides […]

MI5 Security Service at the top of Workplace Equality Index 2016

  MI5 has been named as the UK’s most gay friendly employer in the UK after coming top of the […]

Charity welcomes media comments in Parliamentary Report but criticises IPSO

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Trans Media Watch today welcomed the recommendations on media and online services in the report from the Parliamentary Inquiry into […]

Bowie dies, aged 69

Legendary singer and gay icon David Bowie has died at the age of 69, his son Duncan has confirmed. His […]

Clinton speaks out against conversion therapy

  Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has expressed her support for a ban on so-called ‘conversion therapy’ on social media. The […]

Telegraph political journo streaks down Westminster for Terrence Higgins Trust

Following his pre-election 2015 Twitter boast that if UKIP achieved more than 6 per cent of the national vote he […]