PrEP Decision Is Game-changing — But It’s Not Over Yet

Having turned down provision of PrEP — a preventative HIV drug — last year, NHS England was today defeated in the High Court, which ruled that NHSE is responsible for funding the treatment. This decision was hailed by campaigners as a huge success for the health of people with high risk of HIV — disproportionately men who have sex with men — however…

Homophobia and Football: Why is there such an association?

The world of Football (Association Football, to clarify, Soccer in North America and Australia) has never been the most friendly place. Memories of the widespread hooliganism of the 1980s were brought back to the forefront of our minds with the rioting at this summer’s European Championships in France. A lot of this rioting revolved around…

The Acronym Conundrum

Recently there has been some debate of which acronym is “proper” for the LGBT+ community.  With so many new or lesser-known acronyms, how is one supposed to know what they are and what they mean?  Below is a list of the most popular ones I could find.  LGBT: (Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender )  – This is well…

Trump’s Homophobic Vice President?

As if the wonderful miracle that was the Trump campaign couldn’t get any worse. Indiana Governor Mike Pence is set to join the republican ticket as Vice President, according to various sources. Trump will announce his pick on Friday, just days before the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. Governor Pence has a proven track…

Theresa May’s Embodiment of the Political LGBT Shift

Following Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom’s decision to quit the race for leader of the UK Conservative Party, Home Secretary Theresa May is set to be the next Prime Minister and may perhaps succeed David Cameron within the next few days. While May is an arguably much better choice for LGBT+ individuals in the UK than Leadsom…