Category Archives: 2008 National Gay Men’s Health Summit

  1. IRMA Member! Gay Nigerian activist Bisi Alimi shares his compelling story

    via San Diego Gay and Lesbian News Bisi Alimi was born in Nigeria in 1975, grew up and went on to attend the University of Lagos (Nigeria) pursuing a degree in theater. While as a student in 2003, he was outed by the university’s student newspaper during student government elections. Homosexual activity is illegal in Nigeria, the Read More >>

    2008 National Gay Men's Health Summit, advocacy, Bisi Alimi, human rights, Nigeria
  2. Male sex workers: Are we ignoring a risk group in Mumbai, India?

    Source Santosh Shinde1, Maninder Singh Setia2, Ashok Row-Kavi3, Vivek Anand3, Hemangi Jerajani4 1 Department of Dermatology, LTM Medical College, Mumbai; The Humsafar Trust, Mumbai, India, 2 McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 3 The Humsafar Trust, Mumbai, India, 4 Department of Dermatology, LTM Medical College, Mumbai, India, Background: Male sex workers (MSWs) have recently been recognized as an important risk group for sexually Read More >>

    2008 National Gay Men's Health Summit, anal sex, behavioral research, India, MSM, research, sex work
  3. Eric Goosby: No Hold on PEPFAR Funds for Uganda

    I think I would do more harm than good by connecting our resources to respond to the epidemic to making them dependent on a behavior that they’re not willing to engage in on their own. via Newsweek blog, by Katie Paul Stigma is anathema to effective public-health work, but that’s never stopped homophobic crusaders from mucking up Read More >>

    2008 National Gay Men's Health Summit, Africa, criminalization, Eric Goosby, HIV/AIDS policy, homophobia, homosexuality, MSM, PEPFAR, Uganda
  4. High prevalence of anal chlamydia in Swiss HIV-positive gay men

    via Aidsmap, by Michael Carter A large proportion of HIV-positive gay men in Switzerland have anorectal infection with chlamydia, investigators report in the November15th edition of Clinical Infectious Diseases. The researchers suggest that undiagnosed anal chlamydia infections could be contributing to the continued spread of HIV amongst gay men in Switzerland. Gay and other men who have Read More >>

    2008 National Gay Men's Health Summit, anal health, rectal chlamydia
  5. BBC: Kenya to launch homosexual census

    “Most of the gay community think that having sex with men is safe. There’s no information here about safety measures.” – Gay rights activist Peter Njane via BBC Kenya is to carry out a census of its gay population in an effort to bolster the fight against HIV/Aids – despite homosexuality being against the law. Nicholas Muraguri, head Read More >>

    2008 National Gay Men's Health Summit, Africa, criminalization, HIV transmission, HIV/AIDS policy, homophobia, homosexuality, Kenya, MSM
  6. Have you registered for the 2008 National Gay Men’s Health Summit?

    The 2008 National Gay Men’s Health Summit is coming to Seattle October 17-21. With over 100 workshops, films, and local activities, you won’t want to miss out! Registration is $150 and covers all five days of activities. They have also hooked up a discount on American Airlines and at the host hotel. More information on this and Read More >>

    2008 National Gay Men's Health Summit, gay men
  7. Register NOW for the 2008 National Gay Men’s Health Summit

    Register before September 1 and receive 10% off! The 2008 National Gay Men’s Health Summit:Building a Multi- Issue, Multicultural Gay Men’s Health Movement. The 2008 Summit will take place October 17-21 at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel, located at 515 Madison Street in Seattle. Register now or book your travel or hotel!

    2008 National Gay Men's Health Summit, gay men, Gay Men's Health Crisis