HEALTH & WELLNESS
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.
In particular, some of the most fundamental elements in counselling happen to be some of the key qualities of a good peer educator.
I self-identify as a versatile 19-year-old gay male and often have casual sex. However, I have only topped before and prefer only oral sex and not anything more. I have tried to bottom a few times, but did not feel comfy. How can I make bottoming less painful? I really want to bottom. How can I make it more pleasurable?
“Are you/were you engaged in homosexual activity?” This question figured on the Donor Health Questionnaire (DHQ) as pre-screening to blood donation in the Republic of Mauritius. Since the passing of the Equal Opportunities Act (2008), changing this complete ban on homosexuals to a partial ban has been the first-ever successful sexual orientation case to find its way at the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC).
“Fat, ugly, dyke, nerd, sissy, fag, cripple, homo, Goth, sinner, stupid, dumb, whore, bitch..”, name calling on one side while on the other end, bullying in the educational sector costing the Mauritian State roughly some 2 billion rupees annually; with LGBT bullying alone standing at 1.8 billion rupees. What is bullying? How to prevent it?
Dr. Tifana Marie Ange is a facilitator at the National Youth Institution and in charge of Youth Sexual Health and Psychology at the National Academic of Sports in Madagascar. Invited by the Ministry of Sports and the Youth Commission of the Indian Ocean to deliver a training on Sexuality and Youth Health in Mauritius.
Open Letter to Michel Sidibé, UNAIDS Director on troubling UNAIDS publication: “2016 High-Level meeting on ending AIDS – Fast-Track to ending AIDS”.
Food for thought about the 2030 Ending AIDS agenda in Mauritius
Le ‘Coming Out’est l’acte de faire part au monde de son homosexualité. Souvent, c’est décidé par soi-même, et non par des homophobes et transphobes insensibles, qui dévoilent l’identité d’une personne par chantages ou menaces. Le coming-out se fait généralement en étapes.
Food for thought about a queer feminist on what it means to be queer