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A useful infographic showing men what they need to know about STDs, covering Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, HPV, Hepatitis and HIV.

What men need to know about STDs


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I was 13 years when I realised that I am attracted to boys. And I am a boy too. This happened after I watched a documentary about a woman who was in a relationship with another woman. I watched it and thought "this is me".

Accepting my sexuality




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MCQP (Mother City Queer Party) is the biggest gay event in Cape Town besides Gay Pride. It is the party that many gays look forward to all year – a time to dress up, dance, drink, and be absolutely fabulous. Here is our review of the 2015 MCQP.

MCQP 2015 review: did you get blown away?


Blood donation
France is going to allow gay men to donate blood from 2016 as long as they have not had sex with another man during the preceding 12 months. See how this stacks up against the rest of the world.

France allows gays to donate blood





Stereotypes
Being gay naturally means that we end up having to deal with a huge number of stereotypes being thrown at us, many of them not true. Here are my worst 5.

The 5 gay stereotypes that I hate most



Being gay in school, Chris Colfer
Most people who realized that their sexuality was gay or LGBT+ in their teenage years have had to experience negativity from an early age: hiding a secret from everyone, being worried about being bullied, and holding themselves back from their secret.

Being gay in school



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It concerns me that us as a gay community are way too shy to be ourselves in public. I strongly believe that we fight homophobia by holding hands in public.

Holding hands for gay awareness




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Being gay in Ghana is extremely challenging as many people are homophobic and ignorant about homosexuality. Gays in Ghana are forced to stay in the closet.

Being gay in Ghana