Posts in 'Health' Category
Last month saw Peer Action thrusting their collective hips during their outing to the Rocky Horror Show and offer a wide variety of outings and activities throughout January and February for those living with and affected by HIV.
This week is national HIV testing week, in a drive to help reduce the spread of HIV and to ensure people live to a ripe old age. Back in the day, no one wanted to get an HIV+ test as there was no cure and the life expectancy of those who were tested [...]
For the second year, MindOut is organising a ‘Human library’ on October 17th. The Human Library is an equalities project that challenges prejudice though social contact. In the Human Library, people are ‘books’, ‘borrowed’ for a conversation by a ‘reader’. The titles of the books are all about stigmatised identities. Talking is one of the best [...]
TRANS* EQUALITY SCRUTINY Brighton and Hove City Council (BHCC) is carrying out a trans* equality scrutiny. This is where a small group of councillors investigate an issue in detail and make public recommendations for change. Councillors Phelim Mac Cafferty, Denise Cobb and Warren Morgan, along with two independent trans people want to hear from a [...]
On Wednesday night (21st March 2012 at the Queens Hotel) the LGBT Community Safety Meeting came together along with four guest speakers: Council Leader Cllr Bill Randall, Chief Superintendent Graham Bartlett, Dr Kath Browne Count Me In Too Researcher, Sgt Alex Evans. Speaking at the launch of the resurrected LGBT Community Safety Forum, Council Leader [...]
MindOut, the Brighton LGB&T Mental Health Project, has been offered a grant for 12 months the from Big Lottery to continue its work in Brighton and Hove. The grant is in recognition of the tough economic climate and its effects on voluntary sector services. MindOut has also been awarded funding to help review their work and find ways of [...]
Guest Post by Mike Gaunt, who will be one of 24 individuals running the Brighton Marathon on Sunday 15th April to raise £20,000 for Brighton LGBT Mental Health charity MindOut. You can give your support by donating at: www.everydayhero.co.uk/mindout_7 www.everydayhero.co.uk/mindout_7 I was never particularly good at sport, in fact I was often the last to get picked [...]
With LGBT History Month almost upon us (February) and Zhoosh involved in helping to co-ordinate LGBT History month events taking place in Brighton & Hove, Gary Pargeter from Lunch Positive contacted us about an HIV project they are involved with to record a timeline and a local history of HIV & AIDS . “We started to [...]
LGBT HIP have some exciting news to share regarding developments with the project in 2012. Originally, they were just focused on consulting with LGBT people on health issues. However, Brighton and Hove City Council have become interested in their work and have decided to support the project too – hence the change of name. They’ll still be LGBT HIP [...]
Scrolling down the comments below the video in YouTube, I was shocked at what had been written: “fake” and just simply “homo.” Well, yes, he is homosexual. Your point exactly? Someone even criticised the spelling in the video. How or why is that relevant? Another smugly remarked: “What a waste of paper.” As exceptionally funny as that is (please note my sarcasm here) it is also a ridiculous insult to a very simple yet clever video.