Category Archives: MSM

  1. Uganda AIDS Activist Sees Hope in Rectal Microbicides

    [Citizen News Service and IRMA are collaborating to amplify rectal microbicide research and advocacy, as well as IRMA-led initiatives, throughout AIDS 2012.] via Citizen News Service, by Chief K Masimba Biriwasha UGANDAN AIDS activist and medical doctor, Paul Semugoma, 42, said that rectal microbicides have a potential to save the unnecessary loss of lives among men who Read More >>

    Africa, AIDS 2012, anal sex, Citizen News Service, Gay, HIV transmission, IRMA, lubricant, Microbicides, MSM, rectal microbicide, Uganda
  2. Battling on Behalf of Gay, Lesbians and Other Sexual Minorities: A Frontline Experience from Uganda

    by Anonymous (an IRMA member from Uganda) Are you aware you are abetting “homosexuality” in Uganda? Our grass-root takes us among “most at risk populations”-MARPs. The day dawned normally as a carry-over from the previous weekend spent visiting 7 scheduled gay men living with HIV. Come 8th March 2012 and another anonymous phone call. This time a Read More >>

    Africa, hiv prevention, HIV/AIDS, homophobia, IRMA, LGBT rights, MARPs, MSM, Uganda
  3. Meet Toon – A Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate

    Check out this interesting mini-bio of Wipas Wimonsate (Toon), the latest in IRMA’s “Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate” series on the IRMA website here.  Toon is one of the six new bios just posted the other day, including individuals from Thailand, Kenya and the US.  Each will be featured on the blog, and you can read all Read More >>

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  4. Meet Rig Rush – A Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate

    Check out this interesting mini-bio of Rig Rush, the latest in IRMA’s “Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate” series on the IRMA website here.  Rig is one of the six new bios just posted the other day, including individuals from Thailand, Kenya and the US.  Each will be featured on the blog, and you can read all of Read More >>

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  5. Meet Amber – A Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate

    Check out this interesting mini-bio of Amber Rucker, the latest in IRMA’s “Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate” series on the IRMA website here.  Amber is one of six new bios just posted the other day, including individuals from Thailand, Kenya and the US.  Each will be featured on the blog, and you can read all of Read More >>

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  6. Meet Ben – A Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate

    Check out this interesting mini-bio of Ben Perkins, the latest in IRMA’s “Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate” series on the IRMA website here.  Ben is one of the six new bios just posted the other day, including individuals from Thailand, Kenya and the US.  Each will be featured on the blog, and you can read all of Read More >>

    gay men, HIV, hiv prevention, IRMA, Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate, MSM, MTN 017, transgendered
  7. Meet Pedro – A Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate

    Check out this interesting mini-bio of Pedro Goicochea, the latest in IRMA’s “Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate” series on the IRMA website here.  Pedro is one of six new bios just posted today, including individuals from Kenya,Thailand and the US.  Each will be featured on the blog, and you can read all of them here right Read More >>

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  8. HIV and the Law

    via the Commission on HIV and the Law The end of the global AIDS epidemic is within our reach. This will only be possible if science and action are accompanied by a tangible commitment to respecting human dignity and ending injustice. Law prohibits or permits specific behaviours, and in so doing, it shapes politics, economics and society. Read More >>

    criminalization, discrimination, drugs, HIV, HIV transmission, HIV/AIDS, law, MSM, risk, sex work, sexual behavior, stigma, Treatment, women
  9. Married ‘Heterosexual’ Kenyan Men Who Have Sex With Other Men Form Support Group

    via Identity Kenya A new group of otherwise heterosexual men who engage in sexual activity with other men has been formed to create awareness on HIV and also fight blackmail that most of their members have fallen prey to. The group, Married Men Initiative (MMI), so far, boasts of fifty to sixty married men who meet regularly Read More >>

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  10. South Africa: Aids Response Must Be Guided By Human Rights and Justice

    via allAfrica, by Festus Mogae and Stephen Lewis In South Africa and across Africa, HIV continues to prey on women, sex workers and men who have sex with men. It is clear that to end the HIV epidemic, we must protect and support these groups. Archaic laws and customs make women and girls more vulnerable to HIV. Read More >>

    Africa, HIV, hiv prevention, HIV/AIDS, law, MSM, sex work, South Africa, sub-saharan Africa, testing, Treatment, women