Self Care by Dan Singh

Hi. I am a Sexual Health Outreach Worker, mainly working with and for South Asian & Middle Eastern men, who may identify as gay, bisexual, or who are unsure how to self-identify. The men I work with already experience isolation, and the current situation is not helping with this. But I would like to remind […]

Cervical Screening – by Georgia Pattison

People ignore their cervical screening letter invitation for many reasons; a worry of how long the screening may take, a fear of judgement from the nurse doing the screening, but for many it can be the fear of the unknown. We know that Lesbian and Bisexual Women in particular are up to 10 times less […]

Isolation Information for the LGBT Nation

This post was brought to you by Bethanie Browne, our Trans Sexual Health Outreach Worker. Right now, the world is in isolation, and life is becoming Groundhog Day – or Russian Doll, for those who are not well-versed in their 80s films, but have now watched everything Netflix has to offer. Most people are struggling […]

New Online PrEP Adherence Support Service

Current PrEP users and those considering PrEP are invited to a consultative meeting on a new online PrEP Adherence Support Service, launching later this year. The new service by national charity SAVING LIVES will be designed with PrEP users to provide a digital consultancy for PrEP adherence . As such, the meeting will be a chance for […]

HIV Awareness for World AIDS Day 2016

1st December every year is World AIDS day and an opportunity to raise awareness. Since the first World AIDS Day in 1988, there have been massive advancements made in treatment and management of HIV, the virus which can lead to AIDS. So much so that people who become infected with HIV, when diagnosed promptly with […]

Sexual Health Week 2016 – Trans Sexual Health

Trans Sexual Health It’s worth defining sexual health as a first step. The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it ‘is a state of physical, mental and social well-being in relation to sexuality. It requires a positive and respectful approach to sexuality and sexual relationships, as well as the possibility of having pleasurable and safe sexual experiences, free of coercion, […]

Sexual Health Week 2016 – Lesbian and Bisexual Women’s Sexual Health

Lesbian and Bisexual Women’s Sexual Health; why it’s often disregarded and seen as unimportant? There almost feels like there isn’t a definitive answer maybe because the question is not asked or discussed enough on a wider scale. Maybe because L, B and T women are not used to hearing /seeing sexual health messages aimed at […]

Sexual Health Week 2016 – Douching Guide

Anal Douching   We can talk about penises and balls but we can’t talk about anal cleanliness without getting a bit bashful.   The fact is, it can be necessary before any kind of anal play. So what is douching? Is it safe? Hopefully this blog will educate, inspire and encourage more people to talk […]

Sexual Health Week 2016 – Spice up your sex life

  Spice up your sex life!   When we talk about spicing up your sex life the saying brought to us by the Spice Girls in the 1990s “zig-a-zig-ah” comes to mind.   Whether you are in a monogamous or polyamorous relationship; open or closed relationship; a couple or single; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or […]