Articles tagged with: Turkey

Interview: He’s living and leading in Turkey with HIV

published: December, 11, 2017 Written by // Bob Leahy - Publisher Categories // Activism, Social Media, As Prevention , Gay Men, Current Affairs, Treatment Guidelines -including when to start, Features and Interviews, Health, International , Treatment, Living with HIV, Media, Bob Leahy - Publisher

Bob Leahy in conversation with Minas from Istanbul about the face of activism in Turkey and how Minas bravely burst onto the world stage in July 2017.

Interview: He’s living and leading in Turkey with HIV

If you followed the International AIDS Conference in Paris this last summer, you might have read that community activists caused quite a stir. In particular they interrupted one plenary session and took over the stage. They danced, chanted and spoke about the impact U=U had on their lives. One of these activists was Minas, 36, from Istanbul. He’s tall, striking looking - and straight. His words were striking too – the fact that people with HIV have sex and the good news that U=U can bring

The Antinous Cult: The Story Of The First Gay Superstar

published: October, 26, 2012 Categories // Gay Men, Population Specific

Dave R writes . . Love, romance, sex and death, are the classic ingredients of a good soap opera. Combine them with empire, power and political machinations and you have Hadrian and Antinous; a 2,000 year old story of the making of a global gay icon.

The Antinous Cult: The Story Of The First Gay Superstar

Two crocodiles approached slowly, only eyes and snout above water. A farmer beat the water with a stick to distract the predators while his slave dragged the corpse onto the bank. It was a youth at the end of his teens, not long dead but clearly drowned. At first glance there was no evidence of injury or attack, therefore probably ruling out violence. However, this was no ordinary youth; clearly not Egyptian but probably Roman by the robes he was draped in. He couldn’t be a slave but possibl