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Stay up to date with PrEP: Register your interest

Stay up to date with PrEP: Register your interest




The WA AIDS Council (WAAC) have established a new mailing list to keep you informed on the upcoming changes to PrEP access on the west coast. With our state’s first PrEP trial expected to begin in the second half of this year, WAAC are offering a new service to ensure those who are interested in accessing PrEP […]

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Major breakthrough: Britain reports huge fall in HIV rates

Major breakthrough: Britain reports huge fall in HIV rates




New data in the United Kingdom shows that they number of new diagnoses of HIV among gay and bisexual men has dropped dramatically. Britain’s public health experts say a 32% drop in new diagnoses is the most significant downturn in the figures since the AIDS crisis began. Targeting those at greatest risk and encouraging regular testing, the […]

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Get a fresh workout with Party Pump Super Circuit (w/ bonus puppy!)

Get a fresh workout with Party Pump Super Circuit (w/ bonus puppy!)




If you’re feeling run down and exhausted from a busy work week, you better give ONE Fitness Health Lifestyle’s Party Pump Super Circuit a go. Held on Saturday mornings at the Subiaco gym, this class is an awesome way to give you a fresh wave of energy for the best days of the week. Good […]

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The future of HIV leadership in Western Australia

The future of HIV leadership in Western Australia




Ren Adams is an openly HIV positive gay man who is the founding Chair of the new Positive Organisation Western Australia (POWA). Living with HIV for 16 years, with an array of skills including strategic communications, Government, and consultancy work, and having recently completed a retreat with the Positive Leadership Development Institute (PLDI), Ren is […]

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The more you know: 7 questions about penis augmentation




Injectable dermal fillers is a procedure that’s growing in popularity, allowing men to add a little more girth to their manhood. Unlike surgical options, this procedure can be completed in an hour and has a short recovery time. It’s something you could get done on a long lunch break. Dr Jayson Oates answers the questions […]

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New Emen8 website to help same sex attracted men get sexual health info

New Emen8 website to help same sex attracted men get sexual health info




A new national project that brings an innovative, digital approach to health promotion for gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men about sexual health and well-being went live recently. Propelled by decades of experience and the power of community connection, Emen8 is a fresh and innovative digital resource for men where information […]

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Book your spot at the Lesbian, Bisexual and Queer Women’s Health Conference

Book your spot at the Lesbian, Bisexual and Queer Women’s Health Conference




Registrations are now open for the 2017 Lesbian, Bisexual and Queer (LBQ) Women’s Health Conference which will be held in Sydney in July. The conference will feature a line-up of speakers and influential voices addressing pertinent issues uniquely affecting a community whose needs are not always covered by mainstream approaches. Proudly co-presented by ACON and the […]

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How To Have Sex in an Epidemic: 34 Years of Safe Sex

How To Have Sex in an Epidemic: 34 Years of Safe Sex




34 years ago the first safe sex booklet, “How to Have Sex in an Epidemic: One Approach”, was produced and 5000 copies of the forty-page booklet disseminated through New York City in response to the beginning of the AIDS epidemic. The authors, Richard Berkowitz and Michael Callen, were both living with AIDS (they were also […]

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OPINION | Let’s Internalise Love: On not rejecting HIV+ guys

OPINION | Let’s Internalise Love: On not rejecting HIV+ guys




The recent backlash against Charlie Tredway, the newly crowned Mr. Gay New Zealand, over his positive HIV status and sexual practices highlight the continual need to discuss HIV stigma. Despite his negotiations of condomless anal sex with partner/s (and despite his openness about his HIV positive undetectable status), Tredway has faced bullying from commentators who […]

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Understanding the LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy

Understanding the LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy




In what appears to be a first of its kind in the world, the  National LGBTI Health Alliance released the National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex – Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy. This strategy has been developed to systematically address the dramatic over-representation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and intersex people in measures […]

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