Articles tagged with: racism in the UK

Black gay men still at higher risk of HIV in the UK

published: April, 19, 2017 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // Social Media, African, Caribbean and Black, Gay Men, Mental Health, Research, Health, International , Media, Population Specific , Revolving Door, Guest Authors

From AIDSmap, Roger Pebody reports on a survey showing gay black men in the UK to also be at elevated risk of depression and suicidal thoughts.

Black gay men still at higher risk of HIV in the UK

Gay and bisexual men of black ethnicity are disproportionately likely to be living with diagnosed HIV than white British men, with no evidence that this health inequality has narrowed since 2001, according to a report published online ahead of print in Sexually Transmitted Infections. The data comes from the 2014 Gay Men’s Sex Survey, a convenience sample of 15,388 men recruited online. While 11.3% of white British men who had ever taken a test were diagnosed with HIV, this was the case

Racism and the gay scene

published: November, 03, 2015 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // Dating, African, Caribbean and Black, Gay Men, Research, Sexual Health, International , Lifestyle, Population Specific , Sex and Sexuality , Revolving Door, Guest Authors

The UK’s FS Magazine asked gay men their thoughts on racism in the community. Said one ““Racism is particularly repugnant when it comes from a community that should know better. But sadly, it’s a fact that oppressed groups often oppress other groups”.

Racism and the gay scene

This article with words by Stuart Haggas @GetStuart  and photography by Chris Jepson: © www.chrisjepson.com @chrisjepson first appeared in FS Magazine, a publication of GMFA, here.  IS THE GAY SCENE RACIST? “I actually feel physically sick at the sight of too much black flesh” - white gay man aged 27 from London. Over 850 Black, white, Asian, South Asian, Arab and mixed race gay men shared their thoughts on race and racism with FS. More than two-thirds of the men from the Black, Asi