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Jan11

Men who have sex with men to be surveyed at Carnival

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 11 January 2017 Written by // The MCV Team

Men who have sex with men to be surveyed at Carnival

The Victorian AIDS Council (VAC) will once again be conducting the Melbourne Gay Community Periodic Survey at Midsumma Carnival.

Dec25

Victoria Launches Fast-Track Cities Dashboard to Track Progress Towards UNAIDS 90-90-90 Targets

POSTED ON // Sunday, 25 December 2016 Written by // The MCV Team

Victoria Launches Fast-Track Cities Dashboard to Track Progress Towards UNAIDS 90-90-90 Targets

A new initiative to track progress of achieving the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets to end AIDS has been launched by the Victorian Government and City of Melbourne.

Dec24

PrEP could be responsible for remarkable cut in HIV diagnoses at Soho clinic

POSTED ON // Saturday, 24 December 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

PrEP could be responsible for remarkable cut in HIV diagnoses at Soho clinic

The UK’s biggest sexual health clinic saw a 40 per cent drop in HIV diagnoses in 2016.

Dec17

Will Trump’s new health secretary make life harder for LGBTI people?

POSTED ON // Saturday, 17 December 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Will Trump’s new health secretary make life harder for LGBTI people?

In a country where there are a third more people without health insurance than the population of Australia, healthcare is a big issue for the US.

Dec16

‘Shock and Kill’ approach to HIV shows promising results to eradicating the virus

POSTED ON // Friday, 16 December 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

‘Shock and Kill’ approach to HIV shows promising results to eradicating the virus

The process known as “shock and kill” that flushes HIV out of hiding then attacks it with antiretrovirals is beginning to show promise.

Dec15

It's supported by US vice pres-elect Mike Pence - check out this History of Gay Conversion Therapy

POSTED ON // Thursday, 15 December 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

It's supported by US vice pres-elect Mike Pence - check out this History of Gay Conversion Therapy

It’s known that US Vice President-Elect Mike Pence is a supporter of gay conversion therapy, whose goal is to alter gay people’s sexuality so they become straight.

Dec12

Brisbane's community rallies to bring Christmas cheer to LGBTI seniors

POSTED ON // Monday, 12 December 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Brisbane's community rallies to bring Christmas cheer to LGBTI seniors

Brisbane’s leather, uniform, denim, fetish and kink club BootCo donated $810 towards Christmas hampers for LGBTI seniors today. 

Dec08

Gilead Sciences in Top 5 HIV/AIDS Philanthropic Funders for 2015

POSTED ON // Thursday, 08 December 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Gilead Sciences in Top 5 HIV/AIDS Philanthropic Funders for 2015

The company that could hold the key to ending transmission of HIV in Australia has been named as the leading corporate global funder of HIV/AIDS programs.

Dec07

Supporting Asian gay men in HIV prevention and sexual health

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 07 December 2016 Written by // Reg Domingo

Supporting Asian gay men in HIV prevention and sexual health

NSW: Stigma, prejudice, family expectations, cultural barriers – Asian gay men face significant hurdles when it comes to HIV prevention and support in Australia. But things are changing. Reg Domingo reports.

Dec06

Casey Conway, VAC and the NTAHC on their new campaign

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 06 December 2016 Written by // Rachel Cook

Casey Conway, VAC and the NTAHC on their new campaign

The Victorian AIDS Council (VAC) and the Northern Territory AIDS and Hepatitis Council (NTAHC) have spoken out about the new health campaign featuring Aboriginal model and youth and family practitioner Casey Conway.

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