FEATURE: A sight for sore eyes

Is our use of poppers impacting our ability to see the wood for the trees? By Craig Hanlon-Smith - My own introduction to poppers back in 1993 was of a completely non-sexual...

FEATURE: Transitioning with Sugar – Looking Forward by Ms Sugar Swan

Today sees me one week post op of my fourth, and hopefully last, hair transplant surgery. Back in late February I headed to Latvia after a long search for a surgeon who would...

New Chair and relaunch for Peer Action

Peer Action, the HIV peer support and social group charity for people living with HIV in Brighton & Hove have appointed a new chair and announced they are re-launching the...

THT to host ‘growing older with HIV conference’

Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) are to host a professional conference on supporting the first generation growing older with HIV. One in three people with HIV is now aged over...

FEATURE: MindOut – We need to talk about…..suicide

Many of us will have considered suicide at some point in our lives. Many of us will be living with a degree of suicidal distress, some on a daily basis. Many of us will have...
Posted On 25 May 2017

FEATURE: Transitioning with Sugar – A scary walk down memory lane

The Brighton Sauna was always a mainstay in my life. When I moved to Brighton at 20, some 15 years ago, bars were open until 12, clubs until 2 and no night was complete...

Brighton nurse receives prestigious Royal College award

Brighton nurse Jason Warriner received the prestigious Award of Merit at the Royal College of Nursing’s (RCN) Congress in Liverpool on Saturday (May 13). The annual RCN Awards...

Lib Dems call for PrEP to be made available on the NHS

The Liberal Democrats will ensure access to the HIV prevention drug Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) on the NHS for people in high-risk groups if elected at the General...

HIV life expectancy ‘near normal’ due to treatment advances

A study in The Lancet has found that young people diagnosed with HIV in the US and Europe now have a near normal life expectancy because of improvements in drug treatments.

BOOK REVIEW: Critical & Experiential : Dimensions in Gender and Sexual Diversity: Previn Karian

There are some profoundly interesting chapters in this book, that challenge as much as inform but anyone with an interest in proud, frank and non-pathologizing discussions of...
Posted On 04 May 2017

TwistedXXX Media stars to take centre stage in LGBT Foundation information videos

Actors from leading gay porn studio, TwistedXXX Media, will be taking centre stage to create a series of informative sexual health videos for Greater Manchester’s LGBT Foundation.


Do not confuse ‘being depressed’ with the medical syndrome of the same name, this would be like misunderstanding the difference between sleep and a coma. No one who has...
Posted On 03 May 2017

How MindOut made me proud of who I am

MindOut the LGBTQ Mental Health Service reveal how they achieve excellent results. At MindOut we try really hard to capture that holy grail of information from people who use...
Posted On 27 Apr 2017

MindOut Good Practice Guide, launched at House of Commons

Helen Jones, CEO of MindOut, met Caroline Dinenage MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Women, Equalities and Early Years at the Department for Education at the...