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What’s all the F45 fuss about? Zac Gower checks it out

What’s all the F45 fuss about? Zac Gower checks it out

You have probably driven past an F45 or have a friend who is obsessed with the workouts. Over the last few years this functional workout has blown up all over the world with its 45 minute HIIT based training sessions. Brothers Andrew and Simon Moullin have always been into their health and fitness. After several […]

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The Proud Awards: Mark Reid enters the Hall Of Fame

The Proud Awards: Mark Reid enters the Hall Of Fame

The Proud Awards are fast approaching and with voting now closed, the ballots are being tallied and the anticipation is heating up to find out who will be honoured at this year’s event. Now in its second year, the ceremony was developed by local entertainer and Proud Entertainment founder Dean Misdale, who sought to shine […]

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Thinking about drugs: An introduction to harm reduction

Thinking about drugs: An introduction to harm reduction

The goal of this article is to plainly and openly speak about psychoactive substances (drugs) and considerations to make if you’re using, planning to use, or open to using. We talk about sex a lot in the queer community but we don’t necessarily talk about substance use with the same openness. This article cannot cover […]

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State govt increase support for LGBTI+ mental health ahead of postal survey

Deputy Premier Roger Cook has today announced the McGowan Government will increase support for mental health services that support the LGBTI+ community ahead of the federal government’s postal survey on marriage equality. The Minister for Health and Mental Health revealed in a press release that his department cannot ignore the effect of the postal survey […]

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Health Minister Greg Hunt orders “urgent review” of EMEN8 website

Health Minister Greg Hunt orders “urgent review” of EMEN8 website

A joint initiative of the Victorian AIDS Council and AIDS Council of New South Wales (ACON) is facing review by the federal government after a report from The Australian. The EMEN8 website, established earlier this year, is a sexual health promotion and awareness resource aimed at men who have sex with men (MSM). The Australian have […]

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WA AIDS Council disappointed PrEP not yet added to PBS

WA AIDS Council disappointed PrEP not yet added to PBS

The Western Australian AIDS Council say they are disappointed that the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee’s (PBAC) has decided to defer the decision on whether to list Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). Negotiation between the PBAC and the manufacturers of the drug Tenofovir which is used in PrEP treatment appear to have […]

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Ian Goodenough accuses colleagues of using a ‘kamikaze’ approach

Ian Goodenough accuses colleagues of using a ‘kamikaze’ approach

Western Australian Liberal MP Ian Goodenough has accused colleague Senator Dean Smith and other MPs pushing for a free vote on marriage equality of using ‘kamikaze tactics’. Speaking to the ABC the member for Moore which covers Perth’s northern suburbs Goodenough said he had concerns about the proposed bill on marriage equality because it didn’t […]

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Health organisations call on politicians to support marriage equality

Health organisations call on politicians to support marriage equality

Thirty six leading national health organisations have called on the Federal Government to put an end to marriage discrimination and legislate for marriage equality. Tiernan Brady, Executive Director, The Equality Campaign welcomed the statement, saying the focus of the marriage equality debate should be people. “It’s easy in the middle of all the politics to forget what […]

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Daily Telegraph denies it’s making a judgement about gay teens

The editor of Sydney’s Daily Telegraph has responded to the barrage of criticism over an info-graphic that appeared to list being same-sex attracted as a health risk being faced by NSW teenagers. The newspaper’s editor Chris Dore said people had misinterpreted the info-graphic that declared that young people only had themselves to blame for their […]

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Daily Telegraph: Young people should blame themselves for being gay

Young people should ‘blame themselves’ for being gay according to a Sydney newspaper. The article has quickly been condemned by readers across social media. The Daily Telegraph has published a story about the health of young Australians alongside an info-graphic that lists the reasons for declining health rates. With a headline that reads “Fat Chance […]

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