Health

Half of gay and bi men have reduced their sexual activity because of monkeypox

World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said 98% of monkeypox cases detected since outbreaks emerged in May had been among men who have sex with men. He advised them to take action to protect themselves. Early symptoms include fever, headache, muscle aches, backache, swollen lymph nodes, chills and exhaustion. It will often be accompanied …

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Monkeypox cases in Fresno

The World Health Organization has declared Monkeypox a World Health Emergency.  The community of Fresno County should know that: Monkeypox is a rare disease and, while many people affected in the current global outbreaks identify as gay or bisexual, monkeypox can spread to anyone through close, personal, often skin-to-skin contact including: Direct contact with monkeypox …

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Free LGBTQ youth hiking expedition

The program provides full-tuition scholarships for highly motivated LGBTQ+ youth from under-resourced communities to attend an Outward Bound wilderness course. Outward Bound  LGBTQ+ courses are designed for LGBTQ+ teens to build community and cultivate self-efficacy through service-learning, leadership development, and self-discovery in natural environments. This course is staffed with Instructors who have lived experiences with and …

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