Not Your Mother

Miles Heffernan tackles the conundrum of how you measure the effectiveness of HIV/AIDS education, in the light of the Queensland government’s defunding of the local AIDS body, Queensland Association for Healthy Communities. Find Miles on Twitter @Mileshef

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Catching the TAXI

The TAXI-KAB Study, designed to measure the Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs (KAB) of gay men in Australia when they Think About eXposure to Infection (TAXI) to HIV, gives us clear pointers to the coming changes in HIV prevention strategy. But are they necessary and worthwhile changes?

Adrian Korte http://www.artikelwissen.info/

Freshly Doug Wednesday

All hail our straight allies; the power of personal contact with pollies; women beware gay men hunting eggs; Russian law doesn’t ban Prides; Joburg Pride attacked – by lesbians; and a new Magna Carta for minorities, in todays Freshly Doug treasures from around the world.

Christina Rutz http://www.flickr.com/photos/paparutzi

Freshly Doug Tuesday

Womanless reproduction for gay dads, more slippery slopes, single issue politicians and a holy hit list are all on today’s round-up.

Matt Wengerd http://www.flickr.com/photos/weng3rd

Why I Stir

Stirrer-in-Chief, Doug Pollard explains to us why it’s important to take action and why the words “never again” should have a special meaning to the LGBT community.

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Bare Reality Facing HIV Organisations

In Part One of a three-part series looking at the challenges in HIV prevention, Miles Heffernan (@MilesHef) looks at the dilemma HIV prevention organisations face, when effective measures may not be politically palatable.

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I’m pro-Israel, but . . .

Andy Schmulow asks us to look past the angry Muslim protests over ‘that film’ and see the bigger picture emerging in the Arab world.

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Getting back into the fight

Daniel Witthaus says if we want marriage equality we’re going to have to pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off, and get back into the struggle.

The Tire Zoo http://www.flickr.com/photos/new_and_used_tires

Monday Marriage Blues

Right now it feels as if marriage equality in Australia is lost for the foreseeable future. But we must not lose heart. We must fight to put the issue back…

Ronn Tan http://www.flickr.com/photos/ronntan

Happy Families

There’s no need to get ‘political, all you have to do is be out and proud, for your kids sake, says gay dad Rodney Chiang-Cruise.