Tag: Gay Health

LGBT Health

Men who have sex with men (MSM), HIV and AIDS   KEY POINTS There are biological, behavioural and legal factors which put men who have sex with men 24 times more at risk of HIV compared with the general population. Many countries have made significant progress in recognising […]

Are we ‘Generation Bareback’?

Words by Stuart Haggas | @GetStuart It’s been 35 years since the New York Times reported on a ‘rare cancer seen in 41 homosexuals’ – an article from the summer of 1981 that’s considered the first major news story about HIV/AIDS. A generation of gay men have since […]


In many (most/all?) countries there are more male teenage prostitutes than female teenage prostitutes. No one seems to know this, no one seems to care and no one advocates using resources to help them as opposed to the female teenage prostitutes NOVA, a research institute under the auspices […]

LGBT Youth

Historically, YRBS and other studies have gathered data on lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth but have not included questions about transgender and questioning/queer youth. As that changes and data becomes available, this content will be updated to include information regarding transgender and questioning/queer youth. Most lesbian, gay, bisexual, […]


Thank you for your visits, comments and support! Just realised while summarising activities in the past year that on December 28 last year we had 500,000 views. That is worth celebrating and is very important milestone for International Gay Guide. Let’s make it up to 750,000 this year […]

How to – Bottom?

  Most gay men get fucked at some point in their lives, although research indicates that about one gay man in seven has never experienced it [1]. For some men, the thought of getting fucked can be scary, and so below you will find information about how to […]

Health – STIs in a post-condoms world

Words by Matthew Hodson | @Matthew_Hodson |  Photo: © Flickr.com/Nathan Ruper Let’s talk about PrEP. Or, let’s talk about how HIV treatment prevents the virus being passed on to sexual partners. When our virus is undetectable it is untransferable (U=U). How long do we go down either conversational road before someone starts […]

What Actually Causes Homosexuality?

by Kathy Belge What causes homosexuality? There has been much debate about what causes homosexuality. Is there a gay gene? Is homosexuality caused by environmental factors, such as upbringing, child molestation, an absent mother or affectionate father? Or is it something we’re born with, an inherited trait, like […]