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LGBTQ mental health charity shortlisted for major national award

Brighton based charity MindOut, LGBTQ Mental Health Service has been shortlisted for the UK-wide Charity Governance Awards 2017. The charity is in the running for the Board...
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Cancer is complex, but so are our sexualities

Lesbian Gay Bisexual people share their experiences of cancer care. The unique experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and queer (LGBQ+) people with cancer have been shared on a...
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NHS Scotland makes history and approves anti-HIV drug on prescription for people at risk of catching HIV in Scotland

Following a rigorous process, the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) announce that PrEP, the HIV prevention drug, has been deemed a cost-effective treatment to prevent the...
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Local counselling service to close its doors

Brighton and Hove LGBT Switchboard are to close their counselling service. After 22 years supporting hundreds of individuals within the LGBT+ communities in Susssex, the...
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Support, hugs, love and ‘appiness for the HIV community

The world has moved on since the 1980s when a HIV diagnosis became a death sentence or a cue to withdraw from society. People living with HIV now have the same life expectancy...
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Brighton dental team run to raise money for mouth cancer

Brighton dental team staff to raise money for mouth cancer by taking on BM10k. The team, from the practice at 14-15 Queens Rd, Brighton BN1 3WA, will be taking to the streets...
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Local gardeners to raise money for cancer charities

The 6th annual Macmillan Coastal Garden trail will take place this year on July 29 and 30th. Award winning Seaford gardener, Geoff Stonebanks's Driftwood Fundraising Group,...
Posted On 04 Apr 2017
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Controversial HIV film takes award at New York film festival

The HIV/AIDS documentary film Positive Hell added a new trophy to its collection of film festival awards last weekend receiving the Special Jury Prize for World Social Impact...
Posted On 25 Mar 2017
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MindOut receives the Advocacy Quality Performance Mark (QPM)

MindOut, the LGBTQ mental health service have been awarded the Advocacy Quality Performance Mark (QPM) for mental health advocacy services. They have been assessed against...
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New campaign from THT for gay and bisexual men

Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) launches new campaign in Brighton for gay and bisexual men who mix sex, drugs and alcohol. THT has launched a new campaign offering advice,...
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“It feels really good to make young people aware of HIV”

Mark Hamilton, 44, was diagnosed with HIV sixteen years ago. After giving up alcohol three years ago, he now shares his story of living with HIV with young people locally,...
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Celebrities support Mind’s LGBT+ mental health event

On Thursday, February 23, mental health charity Mind held an event to profile its work in LGBT+ mental health. Attendees were joined by author, journalist and LGBT+ advocate,...
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Speaker Tour features young people with HIV

There is nothing more powerful than hearing the life experiences of people affected by HIV & AIDS to motivate you to take action. That’s why on Tuesday, Brighton will have the...
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FEATURE: Talking Heads – encouraging men with mental health issues to open up

Just how honest can two men with mental health issues be? Through their new venture MenTalkHealth, local gents Damian Friel and Davey Shields certainly try to be just that....
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