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2908, 2019

VANCOUVER WASTE-WATER FOUND TO HAVE HIGH LEVELS OF OPIOIDS & METH, STUDY FINDS

Howard Chai Photo: Jonathan Gonzalez Vancouver’s opioid crisis is well-documented, but a new study shows just how ingrained it is in our city. To learn about drug use patterns in Canada, Statistics [...]

2908, 2019

Down syndrome drag collective banned from performing over ‘serious ethical concerns’

Drag Syndrome are a collective of drag queens and kings (Instagram/DragSyndrome) A drag collective featuring queens and kings with Down syndrome has been barred from performing at a venue in [...]

2908, 2019

9 Bad Sex Experiences That HIV-Positive People Face

VladOrlov via iStock Horrible hookups and pozphobic assholes are part of the journey for people living with HIV who are looking to hook up. But remember: For every bad night, there's [...]

2808, 2019

Hepatitis C-positive? Doesn’t mean you can’t be organ donor, doctor says

New drug treatments offer patients flexibility when looking for viable organs ORLANDO, Fla. - In the U.S., there are an estimated 115,000 people currently on the waiting list for a lifesaving [...]

2808, 2019

Just*in Time: HIV & LGBTQ Domestic Violence

Photo by Jessica Bolton Justin B. Terry-Smith                   Domestic violence is a serious threat to one’s health whether it is mental, physical, [...]

2808, 2019

City to co-sign leases to help homeless get off the street

London's new homeless prevention manager trying to 'think outside the box' to find solutions London officials admit homelessness is a growing problem that is more visible. (Pedro Ribeiro Simões)     [...]

2808, 2019

Transgender hate crimes are on the rise even in Canada

Disclosure statement Abigail Curlew receives funding from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) doctoral fellowship and the Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation (PETF) Doctoral Scholarship. She is affiliated with [...]

2708, 2019

Managing Fatigue is Often No Small Part of Living with HIV

  God, I’m Tired Managing fatigue is often no small part of living with HIV I don’t have a lot of complaints, but I have a few. I haven’t suffered [...]

2708, 2019

People living with HIV demand access to holistic health care

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Persons Living with HIV and AIDS want government to provide them with holistic health care instead of concentrating on HIV alone. Through their umbrella organization, [...]

2608, 2019

Trans prisoner must be provided with gender-confirmation surgery, court rules

A candlelight vigil in Chicago. (Scott Olson/Getty)   A woman in Idaho could be the first transgender inmate to receive gender-confirmation surgery through a court order. A panel of judges [...]