Op-Ed

Taleeb Omari: Gay Sex is Valid

Concerning arguments on social media platforms (Facebook, especially) about the rights and lifestyle choices of LGBT+ people in Ghana, and any other place for that matter, I have noticed that a lot of the people who aren’t for it are quick to build their arguments around how ‘unnatural’ and ‘disgusting’ they think sexual activities between… Read More Taleeb Omari: Gay Sex is Valid

News, Pop Culture

Taylor Bennett speaks on Coming Out as Bisexual, Homophobia in Hip-Hop and his new EP ‘Be Yourself’ on The Breakfast Club

American rapper Taylor Bennett was a guest on The Breakfast Show to promote his new EP ‘Be Yourself’ and he opened up on his decision to come out as bisexual on Twitter. The Hip Hop artiste, who is also the younger brother of popular rapper Chance the Rapper shared on how his family received the news… Read More Taylor Bennett speaks on Coming Out as Bisexual, Homophobia in Hip-Hop and his new EP ‘Be Yourself’ on The Breakfast Club

Community

#TRTExclusive: Dewy Oputa speaks on coming out and LGBT representation in Nigeria.

‘Coming out’ stories have helped propel gay rights issues internationally as we’ve seen in the case of Ellen DeGeneres, Elton John, Jodie Forster, Frank Ocean and many others. Even though there are a lot of inspiring stories in the community, celebrity coming out stories make more impact because they bring more focus to the issues.… Read More #TRTExclusive: Dewy Oputa speaks on coming out and LGBT representation in Nigeria.

News

New Study That Could Improve Diagnosis, Treatment for Transgender Patients Presented at the 70th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

Novel findings unveiled at the 70th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo show that gender-affirming hormone therapy markedly impacts the results of common laboratory tests for transgender patients. This study underscores the need for transgender-specific reference intervals to ensure this underserved population receives accurate diagnoses and effective treatments. The fact that many medical protocols… Read More New Study That Could Improve Diagnosis, Treatment for Transgender Patients Presented at the 70th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

Community, News

HIV Researchers say scientific evidence does not support HIV criminalisation laws

Twenty of the world’s leading HIV scientists have launched an evidence-based consensus that systematically refutes the rationale for laws that criminalize HIV transmission. The “Expert Consensus Statement on the Science of HIV in the Context of Criminal Law” and an accompanying editorial were published in the Journal of the International AIDS Society (JIAS) today. Concerned that HIV criminalization laws are… Read More HIV Researchers say scientific evidence does not support HIV criminalisation laws

Pop Culture

Pose Is The New TV Show Doing Everything Right And Telling The Stories Of The LGTBQ Community

For a lot of people, it’s almost a prerequisite to write a Hollywood film or television series with an LGBTQ character in it. That is their own definition of diversity and giving the ‘outliers’ a seat at the table. There have been various think pieces about the representation of the community in film and television… Read More Pose Is The New TV Show Doing Everything Right And Telling The Stories Of The LGTBQ Community

News

International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association Launches Facebook-powered Chatbot to Assist LGBTQ Community in Planning Travel

The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association has teamed up with the Paris-based startup company Hopstay to develop an LGBTQ travel chatbot to assist travelers in planning their trips. The chatbot, which resides within Facebook Messenger, is available on desktop, tablet andmobile and shares LGBTQ-welcoming travel opportunities, including recommendations for destinations, travel agents, hotels, transport, tours, events and… Read More International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association Launches Facebook-powered Chatbot to Assist LGBTQ Community in Planning Travel