Category Archives: Health

World AIDS (aka Red Ribbon) Day…

Is coming up! Volunteer now to sell Red Ribbons on either the 1st or 2nd December, at venues around Sydney. Advertisements

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Gay Men — Health Survey (ACON)

‘Gay men are being encouraged to help ACON build the health and wellbeing of our community by taking part in an important bi-annual survey. The Sydney Gay Community Periodic Survey is designed to improve understanding of gay health issues by … Continue reading

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Red Ribbon World AIDS Day Grants

‘Would you like to host or run an event/activity or project for World AIDS Day this year? ‘The NSW World AIDS Day project, through funding from NSW Health, is offering grants for World AIDS Day of $500*to run an event … Continue reading

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Gay-friendly GPs (Sydney)

ACON has released this list of (self-identified) gay-friendly General Practitioners in the Sydney region.

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Eats on Feets

‘Eats On Feets GLOBAL is a network that facilitates local woman-to-woman milk sharing via regional chapter pages on facebook. We assert that women are capable of making informed choices and of sharing human milk with one another in a safe … Continue reading

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‘I am disabled — and you’re jealous?’

In the latest edition of Scavenger, Ciare Xyerra discusses what it is like to live with a disability — and to have people with no bloody clue make really hurtful comments about how grateful they should be for getting assistance … Continue reading

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A New Style of AIDS Activist

This NY Times article about a new wave of AIDS advocates is really encouraging: ‘Roughly a quarter-century after gay men rose up to demand better access to H.I.V. medicines, a new breed of AIDS advocate is growing up on college … Continue reading

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