HEALTH & WELLNESS
COVID-19 and LGBT people: Impact on livelihood and safety
LGBT people as a community have shown resilience for decades, and our response to the COVID-19 health sanitary emergency should not be an exception. While adapting to physical distancing, self-isolation and quarantine; LGBT people can connect to the Young Queer Alliance through Facebook and other social media, our website, by email (email@example.com) or through WatsApp 58028357 and be supported during the lock-down.
HPV vaccination: Gay and Bisexual men and boys left out
A new study in the United States published in 2019 suggests that cisgender men who have sex with men (MSM) have similar rates of four high-risk types of HPV as cisgender women. Overall, the analysis found that HPV seroprevalence was similar in MSM (42.6%) and women (37.1%).
HIV: Index Testing is of concern to advocates
Index testing and assisted partner notification services are neither effective nor appropriate to use with gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men and boys, particularly in contexts where this community is criminalised or at risk for high levels of violence, stigma and discrimination.
Demystifying trans identities: Born different in a free and equal world?
A toolkit for understanding Trans Identities
LGBT Citizens: Justice, Equality and Freedom
A toolkit for LGBT Citizens in Mauritius towards Justice, Equality and Freedom
HIV & Sexuality: LGBT Youth, the basics
A toolkit for HIV/AIDS and LGBT Youth sexuality
World AIDS Day 2018: Ending HIV/AIDS, together, with communities
The 1st December always bring forth a sense of consciousness and awareness that HIV and its wounds are still among us, fresh, unhealed. As we embark or different organising, commemorations, candlelight memorial and HIV-testing around the World AIDS Day this
8th ACSHR conference: My reflection
“Nothing about us without us” means that as young people of this generation, as activists, as people living with disabilities, as LGBTIQ+ people, as sex workers, as drug users, as members of any ethnic group/ social class/ religious affiliation (and I could go on like this), we have the duty to speak for ourselves, to get involved in our own development and to commit to our responsibilities fully when working towards common goals. And this happens now. We are not the youth of tomorrow. We are the youth of now.
Red Flag Alert: Stay Safe
The Young Queer Alliance is raising the red flag alert to ask LGBTQ members to allow things to settle in the coming 1-2 weeks and not to engage in online discussions that will endanger your security and that of your dear friends.
CCM elections: Young LGBT leading the HIV struggle for Gay and Bisexual Men in Mauritius
Two young LGBT have been elected to serve as Firm and Alternate members of the Country Coordinating Mechanism for the Global Fund against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Mauritius, representing Gay and Bisexual Men. Meet with Najeeb and Dinkar who will be representing us in our struggles for an AIDS-free generation.