On World AIDS Day, let’s talk about PrEP.
Jermaine McCrossin in Fear & Sex: PrEP and HIV (x)
Today is World AIDS DayWorld AIDS Day is held on the 1st 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, held for the first time in 1988. [x]
Say yes to yourself.
“I think the only way to move forward with the protection of underrepresented communities is to really push back and fight back against the cultural norms.”
What's is like to be queer and out in a Modern Orthodox community? One teen shares her story (X).
After Trump’s proposed military ban, 17.5% of people who called this LGBT hotline were trans youth
On an average day, about 7.3% of the people who call the Trevor Project, a crisis intervention and suicide prevention organization for LGBTQ youth, identify themselves as transgender.
In the 24 hours following President Donald Trump’s announcement that he planned to ban all trans people from the U.S. military, the Trevor Project’s calls from trans youth jumped to 17.5%.
“This data makes clear that our elected officials can no longer ignore that their anti-transgender rhetoric is putting lives at risk,” Trevor Project CEO and Executive Director Amit Paley said. “Anti-LGBTQ rhetoric and legislation directly leads to crisis among our community’s young people.” Read more. (8/4/2017)
Happy Birthday, James Baldwin.
Interviewer: Now, when you were starting out as a writer, you were Black, impoverished, homosexual - you must have said to yourself “Gee, how disadvantaged can I get?”
Baldwin: Oh no, I thought I hit the jackpot. If It’s so outrageous you cannot go any further, you know? So you have to find a way to use it.
Jayne is breaking the silence around gender dysphoria. Full episode out now. (X)