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Feb02

Indigenous sexual health program run by QuAC loses funding

POSTED ON // Thursday, 02 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Indigenous sexual health program run by QuAC loses funding

The federal government will cut funding to the Queensland AIDS Council’s (QuAC) 2 Spirits program – a sexual health initiative which has been running in Queensland for 21 years and was responsible for the ground-breaking Condoman campaign.

Jul10

Syphilis in the UK rises 76% in three years

POSTED ON // Sunday, 10 July 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Syphilis in the UK rises 76% in three years

Cases of syphilis in England have jumped 76 per cent since 2012, according to statistics from Public Health England.

Apr08

Hero Condoms finally axes their stigmatising STI campaign from all other media platforms

POSTED ON // Friday, 08 April 2016 Written by // Reg Domingo

Hero Condoms finally axes their stigmatising STI campaign from all other media platforms

Following intense public backlash on social media, Hero Condoms has finally removed its heavily criticised safe-sex awareness Tinder campaign from all other online media platforms.

Apr07

HIV peak body joins growing calls for Hero Condoms to remove STI campaign from all online platforms

POSTED ON // Thursday, 07 April 2016 Written by // Reg Domingo

HIV peak body joins growing calls for Hero Condoms to remove STI campaign from all online platforms

Australia’s peak body representing community-based groups of people living with HIV has added its voice to growing calls for Hero Condoms to remove its safe-sex awareness campaign in its entirety from all media platforms.

Nov26

Even though it only went in for a few seconds, am I still at risk?

POSTED ON // Thursday, 26 November 2015 Written by // Dr Brad McKay

Even though it only went in for a few seconds, am I still at risk?

It was only in for about five seconds? What are the risks?

Nov22

Condom emojis spread the safe sex message

POSTED ON // Sunday, 22 November 2015 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Condom emojis spread the safe sex message

Condom emojis are the latest weapon to convince people to take the safe sex option. 

Sep18

Vaccines bring promise for an end to STIs

POSTED ON // Friday, 18 September 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Vaccines bring promise for an end to STIs

International experts are calling for increased funding for research and development for new vaccines to attack STIs such as genital herpes, chlamydia, gonorrhoea, syphilis and trichomoniasis.

Sep08

Older men must test more regularly, study finds

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 08 September 2015 Written by // Ron Hughes

Older men must test more regularly, study finds

A new Australian study shows that older men are less likely to get tested for HIV than younger men, leading to increased risks of STIs including HIV.

Jul01

Watch: Giant glitter spewing penis promotes safe-sex

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 01 July 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Watch: Giant glitter spewing penis promotes safe-sex

Norway's public health department has taken a novel approach to raise awareness of an increase in STIs, by shooting a commercial featuring a giant glitter spewing penis to deliver a safe sex message.

May04

Men not testing regularly enough for HIV

POSTED ON // Monday, 04 May 2015 Written by // James Findlay

Men not testing regularly enough for HIV

The number of men who have sex with men testing for HIV may be rising, but those who should be testing more often are not doing so.

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