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Indian sex workers to video connect with world AIDS meet in US


July 5th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Sex workers from various parts of the country will gather in Kolkata to connect through video conferencing to the International AIDS Conference in the ... Read more...

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Lesbians allowed to donate blood in China


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 3 (IANS) Lesbians in China, banned in 1998 from donating blood as a way to prevent the spread of AIDS, have now been "legally allowed" to donate. However, ... Read more...

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‘India has four lakh men who have sex with men’ (Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The government Tuesday told the Supreme Court that there were four lakh men who have sex with men (MSM) in India and face a high ... Read more...

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Ban sought on Addis Ababa gay conference


November 30th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Nov 30 (IANS) The fate of an upcoming gay conference here hangs in balance with religious leaders seeking a ban on it.Religious leaders and government authorities in Ethiopia ... Read more...

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Decriminalise homosexuality to fight HIV: Caribbean expert


November 21st, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Nassau (Bahamas), Nov 21 (IANS/CMC) A leading researcher in HIV/AIDS from the Caribbean islands has called on regional governments to consider decriminalisation of homosexuality as part of the overall fight against ... Read more...

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HIV infection dropped 20 percent from 2001 to 2009: UN


August 26th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Aug 26 (IANS) The number of new HIV infections in the Asia-Pacific region dropped by 20 percent between 2001 and 2009, a UN report said Friday.The report titled "HIV ... Read more...

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Andhra launches drive for AIDS vulnerable sections


August 18th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) A special campaign "Mana Suraksha" has been launched in Andhra Pradesh to provide quality health services to populations vulnerable to HIV/AIDS.The vulnerable sections include female sex ... Read more...

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US AIDS cases stable at 50,000 per year


August 5th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS/EFE) The number of new AIDS cases in the US remained stable at about 50,000 per year between 2006 and 2009, said authorities."More than 30 years into ... Read more...

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Celebs condemn health minister’s MSM comment


July 7th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad's comment that men having sex with men (MSM) is a "disease" and "unnatural" has upset the film fraternity. More and ... Read more...

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Under fire for MSM comment, Azad clarifies stand (Second Lead)


July 5th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) After drawing sharp criticism from various sections - the gay community, activists, celebrities and UNAIDS - for his comment that men having sex with men ... Read more...

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Remarks were taken out of context, clarifies Azad


July 5th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) A day after sparking off a controversy with his remark that men having sex with men (MSM) was a "disease" and "unnatural", Health Minister Ghulam ... Read more...

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Gay community, celebs, UNAIDS slam Azad’s MSM remark (Lead)


July 5th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad's remarks that men having sex with men (MSM) is a "disease" and "unnatural" has drawn sharp criticism, not just from ... Read more...

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Homosexuality no disease, India must include MSM: UNAIDS


July 5th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Homosexuality is not a disease and there is no place for discrimination on the basis of a person's sexual orientation, UNAIDS emphasised Tuesday, a day ... Read more...

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Bollywood celebs slam Azad’s comments on MSM


July 5th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities like Celina Jaitley and Onir, who are quite vocal about supporting India's gay community, are shocked at Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad's comment ... Read more...

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Azad’s comments on MSM shocking: Gay community


July 5th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad's comment that men having sex with men (MSM) is a "disease" and "unnatural" has drawn flak from the gay community ... Read more...

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MSM is unnatural: Ghulam Nabi Azad


July 4th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Men having sex with men (MSM) is "unnatural", Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Monday, a comment that is likely to raise the hackles ... Read more...

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Community groups meet for AIDS control in north India


June 14th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Community-based organisations from the north Indian states began a two-day consultation here Tuesday to discuss suggestions for the fourth phase of the National AIDS Control ... Read more...

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Black gay men at higher HIV risk due to their perceptions of masculinity


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Young black men who have sex with men (MSM) get infected with HIV nearly five times more often than MSM from other races, even though their reported use ... Read more...

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US organ recipient contracts HIV from donor after post-screening


March 18th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 18 (ANI): An organ recipient in America has contracted HIV from a kidney donor, who had unprotected sex after post-screening.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the donor ... Read more...

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HPV vaccine also works for boys: Study


February 5th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): A new multi-center study led by H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and UCSF has revealed that the vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV) can prevent 90 percent of genital ... Read more...

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Transgenders at higher risk of HIV infection: UN


November 23rd, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Transgenders are at a higher risk of contracting HIV infection, said a UN report on AIDS epidemic released Tuesday.The 2010 UNAIDS report on the global AIDS epidemic ... Read more...

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NACO, global fund sign agreement to scale up HIV/AIDS related services in India


September 8th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 8 (ANI): The Government of India and the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) today signed a three year grant agreement for 128.4 million dollars to ... Read more...

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White gay men ’still taking too many HIV risks’


September 7th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 7 (ANI): New research has found that young white homosexual men may have an important contribution in the local spread of HIV.Researchers from Ghent University in Belgium compared the genetic ... Read more...

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STIs reach record levels with young people especially at risk


August 25th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): Experts have revealed that young people are most likely to end up with sexually transmitted infections, as official records have shown record levels of STIs.Data from the Health ... Read more...

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Inception star - Tom Hardy confesses that he had gay sex in his teens


July 30th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tom Hardy, who is the popular actor from Britain recently confessed that he’s gone intimate with other guys when he was younger, but says he doesn’t ... Read more...

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Viagra users more likely to have STDs


July 6th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 6 (ANI): Men, who use erectile dysfunction drugs like viagra, are more likely to have sexually transmitted diseases as compared to non-users, revealed a study.The findings indicate that physicians who ... Read more...

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Homophobia Is A Human Rights Issue


May 18th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by admin
By Shobha Shukla – CNS"In order to prevent and control HIV we must protect and promote the human rights of the homosexuals - the most vulnerable and typically marginalized sections ... Read more...

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Climate of state-sponsored homophobia ups HIV rates: amfAR announces grants


May 17th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby Ramakant – CNSThe International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO) on 17th of May, provides yet another opportunity to talk about the wave of discrimination and violence against men who have ... Read more...

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International Day Against Homophobia (17 May): Protect the right to life with dignity of LGBT community


May 14th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by admin
By Shobha Shukla - CNSWell, why do we need to celebrate such a day? "Homophobia is expressed in ways which does not treat MSMs, lesbians and transgenders with respect, and prevents their ... Read more...

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New York City Health Department survey shows only 23% of women use a condom during anal sex


April 21st, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The New York City Health Department on Wednesday called on women to use condoms during anal sex, saying fewer women than homosexual men use protection during anal ... Read more...

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Former NBA All-Star wanted for sex trafficking


February 27th, 2010 - 5:22 am ICT by BNO News
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) – Former NBA All-Star is wanted for sex trafficking and sexual assault of a child, local media reported on Friday.Alvin Robertson, 47, is wanted in a connection ... Read more...

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Mistress Loredana Jolie claims that Tiger Woods is bisexual


January 8th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Jan 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is no respite for the ace golfer Tiger Woods, because his 1st foreign alleged mistress Loredana Jolie has come forward and alleged that the golfer ... Read more...

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Commons Speaker wife’s confessions of wild booze and sex sprees


December 4th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Sally Bercow, the wife of Commons Speaker John Bercow, has shocked Westminster by confessions of her steamy past.The 40-year-old Sally confesses to having sex with men who bought ... Read more...

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UN rejects punishment for homosexuality in 80 countries


December 2nd, 2009 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 2 (DPA) Some 80 countries still penalise homosexuals, including passing criminal laws that fuel discrimination against them, the joint UN programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) said. On World AIDS ... Read more...

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End discrimination against HIV-affected people: UNAIDS (Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)


November 30th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) On the eve of World AIDS Day, UNAIDS - the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS - made an urgent appeal Monday to end discrimination against people ... Read more...

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