Saturday , 14 December 2019

Tag Archives: Terrence Higgins Trust

Glasgow Rainbow Run “Best Yet”


  A Glasgow-based LGBTI running club celebrated LGBT History Month with its most successful “Rainbow Run” to date. Glasgow Frontrunners organises a run annually along the banks of the Forth and Clyde Canal, in which runners are allocated a different T-shirt colour to form a rainbow to contrast against the bleak winter sky. The most recent run was held on ...

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Dumfries-based charity to mark LGBT History Month


    A Gay Gordons flashmob is among the commemorations taking place in Dumfries in the next few days to mark LGBT History Month. The flashmob will be appearing in Dumfries High Street on Sunday, and is one of several events which will also be celebrating the official opening of Dumfries and Galloway LGBT Plus – a new charity formed ...

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Clydesdale Bank to mark World AIDS Day


  The Clydesdale Bank will today be marking World AIDS Day by helping to “light up Scotland” The Scottish bank has a number of activities planned, including cake sales at a variety of locations across the country (as well as its offices in Leeds and London), a ticker-tape style message of support on its Glasgow City Centre branch in Queen ...

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Scotland must extend PrEP not wait for HIV vaccine


Charities across Scotland and the UK called upon the government for access to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as an effective means of preventing HIV infection. While a vaccine for HIV could still be a long way off, existing prevention methods means Scotland and the rest of the UK already has the potential to reduce onward transmission of HIV, providing there is ...

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Gay men “should receive HPV vaccination”


Government advisors have recommended HPV vaccination to gay men, but campaigners call for a gender neutral regime to protect all of Scotland and the rest of the UK’s population, saying the current regime is dangerous and discriminatory. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI)  has advised the government to provide the HPV vaccine to sexually active gay men on ...

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